YouTube? Why Do Bahrain and Saudi Protest Videos Come With Warning Labels?

By: Sunday April 3, 2011 6:00 pm

Reviewing the news from Bahrain today, I came across a link to one that local activists are circulating as a prime example of what they are facing every day. That video is the one to the left – and while quite disturbing, it does not contain any footage that would merit the warning label slapped [...]


Bahrainis March Again Despite Brutal Crackdown; Demand Civil Rights, Democracy

By: Friday March 25, 2011 6:07 am

Bahraini civil rights activists plan to march again on Friday in defiance of monarchy and continuing brutal crackdown.

New York Times Throws In with Bahrain’s MOTUs

By: Monday March 21, 2011 8:00 am

Ethan Bronner of the New York Times asks how could Bahrain tolerate disruption of the Financial Center while the head of the Bahrain Human RIghts Center is beaten and threatened with rape and the “blog father” of Bahrain is missing after 50 armed security agents come looking for him.

US Offers Donuts, Not Democracy to Bahraini Activists

By: Tuesday March 8, 2011 8:45 am

American core principles apparently aren’t so important when the regime being reformed houses the Fifth Fleet and has Saudi neighbors, themselves afraid of potential protests.

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