Category Archives: Bahrain movement for a national democratic republic

GCC to weigh measures against Syria: AFP

As printed in the Khaleej Times  voice of the United Arab Emirates. Readers should keep in mind that the Gulf Cooperation Council is the same body that sanctioned Saudi intervention in the bloody crackdown in Bahrain.  Shi’ite populations in most … Continue reading

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Consequences of falling energy prices for Bahrain and Saudi “The Dark Side of US Energy Independence” Benjamin Alter’s New York Times Op Ed article discusses the potential challenges faced by US Imperialism as falling oil prices may tend to destabilize … Continue reading

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Bahrain: Mass rally in Manama first since end of emergency rule.

Over 10,000 in mass rally in capital Manama, additional protests held in villages. Numerous press outlets including Al Jazeera (see Thousands rally for reform in Bahrain)and CNN have reported large demonstrations of the Shia led opposition in the capital city … Continue reading

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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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June 1 end of martial law proves short lived as Bahrain’s Shi’ites are arrested for “slogans that violate the law”: Reuters

Bahrain says arrests Shi’ites after weekend clashes Tue Jun 7, 2011 8:18am GMT MANAMA (Reuters) – Bahraini police arrested a number of Shi’ites at the weekend for shouting anti-government slogans during a religious festival in the Gulf Arab state, the … 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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Bahrain monarchy warns democracy movement and Shi’ites before “lifting” emergency rule: Bloomberg

Tweet Bahrain Warns Groups Before End of Emergency Rule Tomorrow By Glen Carey – May 31, 2011 11:40 AM ET Bahrain signaled it won’t allow anti- government protests when the nationwide state of emergency ends tomorrow. The Ministry of Justice … Continue reading

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Bahrain youth 15 years faces military trial : BYSHR

Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights update on the trial of Mohammed Ebrahim Khatem a boy of 15 years Bahrain: Child accused before a military tribunal May 24th, 2011 Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights (BYSHR) is deeply concerned about … Continue reading

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Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights provides detailed update on individuals facing military trials and sentencing

The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights has posted a detailed update of the situation of democracy activists, fighters for a democratic republic in Bahrain and defenders of the Human Right of the Shia population in Bahrain who are currently … Continue reading

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Harassment of female students at University of Bahrain. Mass dismissals of Bahraini University students continues.

Tweet May 22, 2011 Manama, Bahrain edited with partial translation in New York by Rawlinsview Story of a young woman university student in Bahrain. This story comes from a verified source in Bahrain with whom I have contact. It continues … Continue reading

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