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Exclusive: Bahraini students hounded in Britain

29 March 2011
Bahraini students who study in Britain have had their scholarships and financial support revoked by their government.

Exclusive: Bahrainian government targets family members of pro-democracy campaigners in Britain

26 March 2011
At 2.20 yesterday morning, Bahraini and Saudi forces raided 20-year old Sayed Mahmood Shuber’s home in Jidali in Bahrain. They pointed guns at the heads of his family and abducted him. They beat him. He has now disappeared.

Bahrain: protesters fightback against Saudi troops

15 March 2011
Some 1,000 Peninsula Shield Force soldiers entered Bahrain from Saudi Arabia on Monday.

Royals are all in it together

22 February 2011
Most ordinary people, after watching the bloody scenes on their TV screens this week, would want as much distance between themselves and the king of Bahrain as possible.

Outside intervention is no solution in the Middle East

22 February 2011
The Libyan and Bahraini regimes’ attacks on protesters were met with horror around the world.

Tory spin firm for Bahrain's king

22 February 2011
In between attempts to gun down protesters, the king of Bahrain has employed the international public relations firm Bell Pottinger to manage the country’s image.

Britain sells death

22 February 2011
Bahrain: assault rifles, tear gas, ammunition, aircraft partsEgypt: bombs, missiles, body armourLibya: ammunition, tear gas, crowd control equipmentYemen: body armour, ammunitionAlgeria: combat helicoptersTunisia: gun parts Kuwait: military software, anti-riot shieldsMorocco: bomb partsSyria: ammunitionLebanon: body armour, shotgunsJordan: armoured vehicles, gun parts, gas mask filtersUnited

Bahrain: king desperate to cling to power as protests escalate

22 February 2011
Women and young people are at the heart of the movement.

Bahrain: a history of repression

22 February 2011
The small island state of Bahrain is being rocked by an uprising.

Libya, Bahrain and beyond - revolt continues to spread

20 February 2011
A storm of revolutions, uprisings and revolts continues to thunder across the Middle East. Its speed and scale is breathtaking.

Bahrain builders down their tools

19 February 2008
A wave of strikes and occupations is sweeping the Gulf state of Bahrain. In the latest strike construction workers downed tools and refused to leave their labour camp.

Bahrain — the revolt they'd rather you didn’t know about

09 April 2005
A huge protest for democracy took place in the Middle East recently. But you won’t have heard about it from the Western media, and there won’t be stirring speeches in its support from George Bush or Tony Blair.

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