After 8 Years, Who's in the Right: The King or Sheikh Ali Salman?
The arrest of opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman on December 28, 2014 was a political decision, as the ruling family believed that the apprehension of the last remaining figures of the opposition would lead to the complete liquidation of the opposition on the political level.
Bahrain: Politically Motivated 3-Month Imprisonment May Cost One's Housing Unit
At this point, the threads of the government's approach began to unravel little by little. It appears that some party is attempting to punish government opponents by robbing them of their remaining rights in this country, and this time it seems that someone seriously decided to deny pro-opposition citizens housing services.
Editorial: A Successful Campaign
The Bahraini government's attempts to exploit the Pope's visit to polish its black record and portray itself as an incubator of tolerance and religious pluralism have failed.
Lebanese Forces Leader Says Holding Conferences for Bahraini Opposition in Beirut Harms Lebanese National Interests
Lebanese Forces Leader Samir Geagea said that holding conferences for the Bahraini opposition, the Saudi opposition or the Yemeni Ansar Allah group harms Lebanese national interests.
Ali Al-Aswad: 5 Things the Biden Administration should Discuss with Bahraini Government during Jeddah Summit
The United States does not need Bahrain's oil, and the limited trade relationship between the two countries cannot be relied upon to put pressure on domestic political reform. What Washington has is more than oil or trade; it has the Fifth Fleet which is of strategic importance in the region.
Lebanese Interior Minister Issues Directives Banning Two Events for Bahraini Opposition
The Lebanese Interior Minister issued directives banning Bahraini opposition from holding two events in one of Lebanon's hotels, on the anniversary of February 14 uprising in Bahrain.
United States Seizes Website Domain of Lualua TV and 32 Others
The United States of America seized the website domain of the Bahraini opposition satellite channel, Lualua TV, as part of a widespread campaign that targeted 33 websites of Arab and Islamic news channels.
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.
Ebtisam Al-Sayegh: Former MP Osama Al-Tamimi Turns to US Embassy for Protection Fearing for his Life
Human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh said that former Bahraini MP Osama Al-Tamimi had taken refuge in the US Embassy on Saturday (June 15, 2019) to request protection.
Abbas Al-Samie from Arrest until Execution (Timeline)
Commenting on the death sentence issued against him, Abbas Al-Samie’ stressed: “It is mere ink on paper since it was issued by a court that lacks justice and integrity.”
HRW Accuses Prince Charles of Not Caring About the “Crushing of Dissent” in Bahrain
Human Rights Watch (HRW) accusing the Prince of Wales of not caring enough about the "crushing of dissent" in Bahrain as details of his trip to the Gulf state were announced