Hackers Target Bahrain Airport, News Sites to Mark Uprising
Bahraini hackers said they had taken down the websites of Bahrain's international airport, state news agency and chamber of commerce on Tuesday to mark the 12-year anniversary of an Arab Spring uprising in the small Gulf country.
HRW in its UN Report: Bahrain Failed to Comply with Previous Commitments in UPR
Human Rights Watch said in its report for the 41st of the UN Universal Periodic Review on human rights situation in Bahrain that Bahrain has failed to live up to the recommendations that it supported and pledges it made in the past three cycles of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review.
Protests Staged across Bahrain on 11th Anniversary of Feb. 14 Uprising
Hundreds of Bahrainis staged various protests in a number of Bahraini areas marking the 11th anniversary of the February 14 uprising.
MP Bernard O'Hara Condemns British Gov't Silence on Detention of Political Prisoners in Bahrain
British MP Bernard O'Hara condemned the arrest of 1400 political prisoners being held in Jaw prison, 500 of whom have been sentenced to 20 years or more.
BFHR Organizes Webinar Entitled "Bahrain... A Black Decade for Rights"
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) organized a webinar in Beirut on Wednesday, entitled: Bahrain... A Black Decade for Rights, with the participation of human rights, media and economic figures.
Al-Maliki Calls for Dialogue Initiative, Al-Daihi Stresses Bahrainis Insist on Achieving their Demands (Political Meeting)
Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki announced his readiness to contribute to the success of the dialogue initiative in Bahrain within the limits of what the two parties (the government and opposition) see suitable.
Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Greets Bahrainis on Tenth Anniversary of Feb. 14 Uprising
Lebanon's Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah greeted the people of Bahrain on the tenth anniversary of February 14 uprising, praising their continued struggle to achieve their normal rights despite the massive sacrifices.
Timeline: The 2011 Uprising in Bahrain and What's Happened since
Here is a look back at Bahrain's pro-democracy uprising 10 years ago and what happened in the Sunni-led Gulf Arab kingdom since.
On Feb. 14 Eve, Ayatollah Qassim Says Opposition is Adamant in Demanding Radical Reform
One the tenth anniversary of the February 14 uprising which called for putting an end to Al Khalifa monopoly over power, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim confirmed that the Bahraini opposition is firm in its stance on radical reform.
AFP: Ten Years on, Bahrain Paralyzed by Legacy of Arab Spring
With a popular, reform-minded crown prince newly installed as prime minister, and a decade passed since the Arab Spring, Bahrain should be well placed to cast off the painful legacy of its uprising.
On Tenth Anniversary of February 14 Uprising: Al-Wefaq Says Dialogue is the Key
On the tenth anniversary of the February 14 uprising that sought putting an end to Al Khalifa monopoly over power, the Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society stressed the importance of dialogue to solve the political crisis in the country.
In Interview with Al-Manar TV Marking 10th Anniv. of Feb. 14 Uprising: Al-Daihi Says People of Bahrain Didn't Stop o let the world hear their voice
Al-Wefaq deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi stressed in an interview, with Panorama program aired on the Lebanese Al-Manar Channel, that "the peacefulness choice has failed all the authorities' attempts to drag people to violence," and that "the people of Bahrain didn't stop taking to the streets and raising their voices."
Bahrain's Approach to Critics Exemplified by it Treatment of Sheikh Ali Salman: Amnesty Int'l
Amnesty International said on Thursday (February 11, 2021) that Bahrain's approach to critics since 2011 is exemplified by its treatment of Sheikh Ali Salman, the head of the now-banned al-Wefaq, which was the largest legal opposition party.
Mariam Tarif: I've Grown Old and Frail but I Won't Bow Down
Police vehicles didn't leave her front door ever since the 1980s until February 14, 2011. There has always been a reason making this house a target to be destroyed. The reason has always been political. Mariam Tarif hasn't relaxed for over 30 years. Despite this, she hasn't surrendered. She is now more than 70 years old. Her sons and grandsons have been imprisoned. She is now bound to a wheelchair, her bones have become weak but her head still remains held high.
From Archives of Bloody Thursday Dawn: This is What Doctors Experienced on Feb. 17, 2011
The shattering and disdainful event can never be erased from memory, despite the coverups and intimidation. Unless addressed, it will be recalled every time differently, and its victims will continue to recharge themselves year after year to come back to the surface.
Greetings to our Crowds on their Effective Participation on Feb. 14 Ann. (Al-Wefaq)
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society expressed "sincere greetings, appreciation and gratitude to the great people of Bahrain, with all its men, women, young people and elders for their active participation in the ninth anniversary of the popular movement in Bahrain."
Al-Wefaq Holds "On the Road to Victory" Event in Beirut to Mark Bahraini Uprising's 9th Anniversary
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society organized an event entitled "On the Road to Victory" in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, which was attended by a number of political, religious and social figures, in addition to a number of activists and interested parties.
First Half of 2019 Witnessed 349 Arbitrary Arrests Including 20 Children: BFHR
President of the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), Baqir Darwish, announced in a press conference held by three human rights organizations on Thursday (February 13, 2020) in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, entitled "Evaluation of violations in Bahrain during 2019" that: "In the first 6 months of 2019, 349 people, including 20 children and 3 women, were arbitrarily arrested."
Ayatollah Qassim on Feb. 14 Anniv: Opposition Responsible for Preserving Uprising's Purpose
The opposition is required to multiply its efforts and overcome the causes of division, said Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim in an address he delivered last night marking the ninth anniversary of the Bahraini February 14th uprising that erupted in 2011. He also called on all parties of the opposition to work under the umbrella of the peaceful approach.
SALAM President: Int'l Community Called upon to Oblige Bahrain to Stick to its HR Commitments
The president of Salam for Democracy and Human Rights, Jawad Fairooz, said during a press conference that the international community is required to oblige the government of Bahrain to adhere to the human rights obligations and international conventions it has ratified.