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Bahrain: Queen’s invite to dictator

10 April 2012
The queen has invited the king of Bahrain to her Jubilee jamboree.

Protests defy police in Bahrain

27 March 2012
Thousands of protesters converged on Bahrain’s capital Manama on Friday of last week over a year after an uprising began there.

Downing Street welcome for Bahrain's brutal dictator

13 December 2011
David Cameron met King Hamad bin Essa Al Khalifa, the ruler of Bahrain, at Downing Street on Monday.

Manchester protest delivers solidarity to Bahrain medics

28 November 2011
Supporters of Bahraini medical staff who have been detained and tortured for tending to anti-regime protesters held a solidarity demonstration outside the Manchester Royal Infirmary last week.

Protests spoil Bahraini Business Seminar in Manchester

13 October 2011
Protesters confronted Bahraini prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa as he entered a "Doing business in Bahrain" seminar with the Manchester Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.

Outcry over Bahrain medics forces a shift

11 October 2011
The Bahraini government announced last week that medical staff threatened with 15 years in prison will now be tried by a civilian court.

From Bahrain to Brooks

11 October 2011
Rebekah Brooks, the ousted chief executive of News International, is getting help from one of Margaret Thatcher’s most trusted allies—Bell Pottinger.

Bahraini nurse: 'Keep up the pressure - make the government drop the charges'

06 October 2011
The Bahraini government announced last night (Wednesday) that the medical staff facing sentences of up to 15 years will now be tried by a civilian court.

Exclusive Bahraini nurse speaks out after 20 medics jailed… ‘Protest to stop regime’s revenge’

04 October 2011
Nurse and union leader Rula al Saffar has been tortured, threatened with rape, and now faces 15 years in a Bahrain jail.

Exclusive: Bahraini nurses’ union leader calls for solidarity

01 October 2011
Rula al Saffar is the president of the nursing union in Bahrain, assistant professor at the college of health science and head of the emergency nursing programme.

Repression fails to quell Bahrain democracy protesters

27 September 2011
Protesters in Bahrain have refused to succumb to repression and continue to take to the streets to fight for freedom. Thousands of Bahrainis from villages surrounding the capital Manama tried to force their way back to the city’s Pearl Square on Friday of last week.

Bahraini activists jailed after protests

28 June 2011
Some 21 Bahraini activists were given lengthy sentences last week, accused of plots to topple the regime.

Exclusive: Bahraini students studying in Britain forced to sign pledge

14 June 2011
Bahraini students studying at British universities have been forced to sign a pledge of allegiance to the King of Bahrain, and promise that they will not take part in any protests against the regime.

Bahrain regime targets students

24 May 2011
Several Bahraini people living in Britain are being forced to sign documents pledging their loyalty to the king of Bahrain and promising not to protest.

What's changed in Bahrain?

10 May 2011
The King of Bahrain has announced that the state of emergency imposed in March will end by the start of June.


10 May 2011
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Bahrainis take torture evidence to UN

07 May 2011
The International Criminal Court (ICC) will decide this week as to whether it plans to accept a case of war crimes against Bahrain’s government. A group of Bahrainis living in Britain, with a team of international lawyers, travelled to The Hague last week to present their report to the prosecutor.

Bahrain: royals will be put in the dock

03 May 2011
Bahraini citizens living in Britain are set to take their case against the Gulf state’s royal family to court this week.

New attack on Bahrainis in Britain

26 April 2011
Seven young Bahraini citizens training to be commercial pilots in Britain have been ordered to return to their home country and present themselves to the government’s Gulf Aviation Authority (GAA).

Bahraini activists face new repression

05 April 2011
Government repression of Bahraini activists inside and outside the Gulf state continues.

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