On June 27, Zeinab AlKhawaja (@AngryArabiya) and Said Yousif Almuhafda, head of monitoring & evaluation for the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BHCR), were attacked by Bahrain police.
|By: Siun 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.”
|By: Siun 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.
|By: Siun 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.
|By: Siun Thursday April 21, 2011 1:10 pm|
The disappearances of human rights activists, lawyers, doctors and sports figures continues in Bahrain. Three members of Congress in the US have spoken out, but still Obama and Clinton are silent.
|By: Siun Sunday April 17, 2011 6:00 pm|
|By: Siun Monday April 11, 2011 3:40 pm|
When you were sworn in as president of the United States, I had high hopes. I thought: here is a person who would have never become a president if it were not for the African-American fight for civil liberties; he will understand our fight for freedom. Unfortunately, so far my hopes have been shattered. I might have misunderstood. What was it you meant Mr. president? YES WE CAN… support dictators? YES WE CAN… help oppress pro-democracy protesters? YES WE CAN… turn a blind eye to a people’s suffering?