AngryArabiya in Court Today … and Tomorrow

By: Wednesday May 2, 2012 8:40 am

Zeinab AlKhawaja, whom many of you know from her twitter writing as @AngryArabiya, will face a Bahraini court today and tomorrow on “charges of obstructing traffic and insulting an officer in one case, and insulting at a security officer at a military hospital in a second case.”

 

Channel 4 Video Smuggled Out of Bahrain

By: Sunday April 29, 2012 6:00 pm

ast week at this time, the Bahraini government was “celebrating” their Formula One race by arresting a British Channel 4 television news crew who attempted to report on conditions in the country. The video here is the report they have now been able to file with footage smuggled out when they were deported.

Lakeside Diner

By: Wednesday April 25, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

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.

Post-F1 Bahrain Arrests Journalists and Tortures Activists

By: Sunday April 22, 2012 6:00 pm

Bahrain arrests foreign journalists attempting to cover civil rights demonstrations following F1 race. Ten women also being held for holding photo of AlKhawaja at F1 race, one beaten severely.

Racing in the Blood of Bahrain

By: Sunday April 22, 2012 5:42 am

As I write this, the F1 teams are preparing to go ahead with their Grand Prix in Bahrain. The race begins at 1200 GMT with activists promising to try to disrupt it. From outside Bahrain, Anonymous is also going after Bahrain as seen in twitter comments at #OpBahrain.

The Torture of Al Khawaja by American-Backed King of Bahrain

By: Monday April 9, 2012 8:10 am

Last summer, the King of Bahrain funded the “independent” Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry to review human rights issues in the country. The report was praised by the King’s American friends – and presented as justification for continued American support of the monarchy.

Lakeside Diner

By: Monday April 9, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

AngryArabiya Arrested at Jail Where AlKhawaja Is Dying

By: Friday April 6, 2012 6:00 am

This photo shows Abdulhadi Al Khawaja in his 57th day of a hunger strike, on this his 51st birthday. Protests across Bahrain calling for his release have been put down with considerable violence on the part of the US backed Bahrain government.

Bahrain Human Rights Leader Feared Near Death

By: Wednesday April 4, 2012 4:15 pm

Abdulhadi Alkhawaja, leading Bahraini human rights defender, and father of Zeinab who tweets at @AngryArabiya whose reports we’ve followed closely in the past, is feared close to death as he enters the 56th day of a hungerstrike inside Bahrain’s prisons.

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