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The Bahrain revolution and its imprisoned leaders

Since the uprisings of Egypt and Tunisia in 2011, Bahrain has witnessed its wave of revolutionary mass protests demanding constitutional changes, greater freedom and equality of the marginalized majority Shia population, and political freedom and equality for the population as a whole. The revolution, labeled the “14 February uprising” provoked ...

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Al-Khalifa forces attack rally ahead of Revolution anniversary

Bahraini security forces have raided anti-regime protestors during rallies against the dissolution of a popular Shia clerical council, Al-Alam website reported. Al Khalifa regime’s forces on Friday used tear gas to disperse protesters in the village of Abu Saiba, west of the capital, Manama. Earlier in the day, a major ...

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Bahraini regime continues sectarian policies

Amid widespread crackdown on Shias, the Bahraini regime is to disband one of their clerical bodies, the Islamic Scholars Council. Bahrain Justice Minister Sheik Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa filed a lawsuit against the Shia body calling for the dissolution of the council and the confiscation of its assets. It ...

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Bahraini forces kill 19 year old protester

A young Bahraini protester has been martyred as a result of injuries sustained during a protest in the northern village of Markh. Bahrain’s main opposition group, al-Wefaq, said in a message posted on Twitter on Sunday that Fadhil Abbas Muslim, a 19 year old, “was martyred today due to severe ...

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Thousands stage pro-democracy demo in Bahrain

Thousands of anti-regime protesters have held a demonstration in northeastern Bahrain, calling for the democratization of the Persian Gulf country. The pro-democracy demonstration, dubbed People’s Cause, was held in the village of Sitra on Friday. The protest had been organized by the Bahraini opposition bloc al-Wefaq National Islamic Society. The ...

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