Category Archives: Bahrain: International Support

Bahrain F1 Grand Prix “cannot” go forward over race teams objections

Tweet Bahrain Monarchy suffers another setback as F1 race is likely off altogether. June 8, 2011–New York by Rawlinsview In a victory for supporters of democracy and equal rights in Bahrain, and a significant public relations setback for the failing … Continue reading

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Blood on the Tracks; Bahrain Grand Prix debacle, as teams formally request further delay: Autosport.com

Tweet Pressure to Cancel F1 Grand Prix in Bahrain intensifies. June 7, 2011–New York by Rawlinsview The pressure to cancel the briefly reinstated Bahrain F1 Grand Prix has become intense as nearly half a million people worldwide have signed petitions … Continue reading

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Mail Online reports F1 teams angry at being forced to race in Bahrain

F1 teams up in arms as Bahrain GP gets reinstated By Simon Cass Formula One teams are angered and dismayed by yesterday’s decision to reinstate the Bahrain Grand Prix to the 2011 calendar, although early indications suggest boycotting the race … Continue reading

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Bahrain “state of national safety” comes to a nominal end. Conditions of martial law continue. WAAD offices shuttered

Tweet June 1, 2011–New York, Manama Bahrain by Rawlinsview with correspondents Despite official announcements to the contrary, today in Bahrain continues to be like any other day since the absolute monarchy there began its intense and sadistic crackdown on the … Continue reading

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London Independent reports on multiple anti-war and pro-democracy protests planned for Obama visit to UK

Protesters to rally outside banquet at palace The London Independent By Sarah Morrison Monday, 23 May 2011 Protesters are expected to mount a wave of demonstrations during Barack Obama’s state visit. Stop the War Coalition (STWC), the Campaign for Nuclear … Continue reading

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Obama focuses on opportunity to expand markets for US capital in the Middle East omits Saudi Arabia, waffles on Bahrain: link to full text

Barak Obama advocates imperial investment, free trade, free capital expansion and pro-capitalist economic rationalization as cure to Middle East and North Africa Woes. Opinion/Analysis May 19, 2011–New York by Rawlinsview Blog While US president Obama’s speech was commendable for its … Continue reading

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Video posted of Toronto “Stand Up for Bahrain” Rally

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‘Stand up For Bahrain’ protest called in Toronto Canada May 14

Concerned Canadians for Bahrain has called a demonstration to be held as follows : Time Saturday, May 14 · 2:00pm – 4:00pm Location: Toronto, Ontario 360 UNIVERSITY AVENUE (US CONSULATE) Link to the facebook page calling for this demonstration Concerned … Continue reading

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Bahrain Youth Center for Human Rights issues 21 point demand for end to martial law

May 10, 2011 — New York by Rawlinsview with Bloomberg News and the Bahrain Youth Center for Human Rights. The Bahrain Youth Center for Human Rights issued a 21 point demand letter  as King Hamad al Kalifa orders June 1 … Continue reading

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Absurd “We are all Hamad” campaign by supporters of absolute monarchy in Bahrain

Readers of the following text published verbatim by the Bahrain News Agency should keep in mind that Hamad al Kalifa is the King for life of Bahrain one of the seven GCC Gulf Cooperation Council States. Speaking for myself and … Continue reading

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