Obama Still Silent on Civil Rights Activists Dying in Bahrain

By: Tuesday April 24, 2012 10:00 am

Thousands mourn Salah Abbas Habib who was killed by Bahrain security forces while court delays Al Khawaja appeal on the 75th day of his hunger strike. Meanwhile Obama ignores the monarchy’s attacks on civil rights activists.

 

“I Kissed the Spot Where I Saw Them Beat Him”: Human Rights Hero Arrested in Bahrain

By: Saturday April 9, 2011 7:40 am

One of the clearest voices in the call for the most basic civil rights for all Bahrainis has been a young woman who writes on Twitter as @angryarabiya. She has been keeping the world informed of the shootings and beatings by the US supported government and about the overnight raids during which crowds of hooded “security” forces storm the homes of human rights workers and bloggers, breaking down doors, threatening their families and dragging away these peaceful activists to detention or worse.

We’ve learned that her father, husband and brother-in-law have been taken.

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