Abbas Al-Morshid: The Shale Oil Lie
In the most recent statement made by the son of the field marshal commander of the Bahrain Defense Force, the Minister of Oil in Bahrain, he stressed that no minerals and rocks of commercial value have ever been discovered in Bahrain and that he had referred the matter to the relevant authorities for further research and study.
Abbas Al-Morshed: Why does Ruling Family Insist on Governing the State Unilaterally?
The changes currently taking place in Bahrain, despite their seriousness and direct impact on shaping the identity of the future political system, are in no way linked to popular participation in decision-making, as well as partnership in shaping the identity of the political system that is supposed to lead the next phase.
Bu Keshma: It's Only Getting Worse for Bahrainis
Bahraini citizens, specifically loyalists, wonder: "Why has the so-called National Day become a holiday for all foreign communities in Bahrain where they celebrate and dance in the streets, while the streets are almost devoid of Bahrainis, who have become strangers in their homeland?"
Fatima Kassim: Why is Bahrain a Strategic Stage for Countering Iran?
The Kippah is a religious and traditional Jewish skullcap that the most extreme, fanatical and hostile Zionists opt to wear. That's why the Israeli prime minister and the far-rightist (Naftali Bennett) straut around wearing it, as Bennett is known for his hardline Jewish views.
Abdulrahim Jassim: Story of Struggler Sheikh Ali Salman
Sheikh Ali Salman's story is similar to those of the early strugglers, when humans began to write stories of their "struggles" on cave walls and papyrus leaves, when the notion of "documentation", and the idea of "storytelling" and "novels" came to be and when humans began to tell stories of heroism.
Ali Al-Aswad: Bahrain's Difficult Years
It has been 7 years since the arrest of Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman. The whole country continues to suffer and remember his nationalist stances and great sacrifices. You cannot forget the name of the most prominent political leader who adopted peace, change, reform, and hardwork.
Ali Al-Aswad: Israel Faces Iran on Gulf States Borders
As the Prime Minister of Israel inaugurated his country's embassy in the Bahraini capital, Manama, mass demonstrations were staged to denounce the Bahraini government's position towards the Palestinian cause and normalization with the usurping entity.
Legal Counselor Ibrahim Serhan: Will 4/2021 Law Release Bahraini Children?
In the 1990s, during the Al-Karama (dignity) uprising, sentences against political prisoners were issued by the committee in Al-Qalaa or by the state security apparatus. They weren't sentences in a judicial or legal sense. The sentences or decisions, or call it what you will, were secretly written in the prisoners' files.
A Memoir of the Suppression of Prison Unrest in Bahrain
On the afternoon of April 17, there were frequent complaints about the sudden crackdown by a security group on the detainees who have been protesting in Buildings 12 and 13 since the death of the victim of deliberate medical negligence, Abbas Malallah, and the repercussions of the incident are still taking place until the moment of writing this article.
Former Bahraini MP Ali Alaswad: Deficient Democracy in Bahrain: Between Dream of People's Sovereignty and Unilateral Decision-Making
The political experience in many Middle Eastern countries, including the Gulf states, is still growing towards maturity or is still far from the idea upon which democracy was built in developed countries, as individual or family rule is prevalent and there is no place for political partnership in governance.
Ali Alaswad: European Parliament Calls on Bahraini Authorities to Carry out Urgent Reforms
Ten years following the eruption of the peaceful uprising in Bahrain, the European Parliament offers a chance to resolve the crisis and the opposition is adopting it, but will the authorities in Manama take this opportunity? Perhaps there are other questions, but the major question remains: Will the international community be able to make real sustainable change? This is the most significant issue worthy of attention at the moment by both the authorities and the opposition.
Safaa Al-Khawaja: Blind Prisoner Jaafar Maatouk has Long Story with Pain
The blind prisoner, Jaafar Maatouk, has a story full of pain and cruelty. He is blind, unable to move and cannot live inside prison.
Safaa Al-Khawaja: Unprotected Children
The Corrective Justice Law for Children No. 4 of 2021, ratified by the King of Bahrain aims at giving top priority to the child's interests in all rulings, decisions and procedures concerning them, regardless of the authority that issues or executes them.
By Sheikh Isa Qassim: The Main Problem
Any ruling system which is either based on a solid foundation, a firm ground of a strong positive relationship or an authentic collective connection with its people or nation is embraced by its people. When the ruling system's heart, tongue, hands and eyes are used to protect its nation, its nation protects it as well.
Abbas Bou Safwan: Constitutional Freedom to Hold Husseini Procession and Blind-Hearted People
Blind-hearted people will never see the truth even when it is crystal clear.
Ali Al-Aswad: Normalizing "Normalization" in the Gulf
Nothing happens out of a sudden in international politics; everything has introductions.
Review of Jassim Murad Book: ‘Ufuq Lam Yattasi’ Lahu Watan
Dr. Ghaniya ‘Ulaywi's book detailing the life and accomplishments of Jassim Muhammad Murad is informative and well-researched. It offers the reader a vivid picture of Murad's personality, career, family life, life-long accomplishments, pragmatic political ideology, and his humanist and humanitarian value-driven worldview.
Joe Stork: After Nabeel Rajab, Time for UAE to Free Ahmed Mansoor
On June 9, Bahrain allowed HR activist Nabeel Rajab to serve the remainder of his prison sentence at home with his family. Nabeel had been in jail since 2016 on spurious speech charges. Though released he remains silenced, knowing any remarks about Human rights in Bahrain could land him back in prison.
What Tariq al-Hassan did not say to torturers if Coronavirus reached Bahrain's prisons
On March 16, 2020, the Head of Public Security in Bahrain, Tariq al-Hassan, appeared during the press conference of the National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus, and said, "Certain buildings inside prisons were designated for isolation or quarantine in anticipation of any case, and we assure you that sterilization operations are continuing in all detention centers..."
Ibrahim Serhan: Absolute Power Means Absolute Corruption
The recent amendments made to Bahrain's Criminal Procedure Code which the government proposed to the legislative authority to pass was not a shock to me. All Bahrainis, including me, have become used to these shocks by the government, which every now and then issues or amends a law that limits or restricts freedoms and rights.