Category Archives: Freedom of Worship

Reuters reports on demolition of mosques in Bahrain

Shi’ite mosque demolitions raise tension in Bahrain By Ulf Laessing NUWAIDRAT, Bahrain | Fri Apr 22, 2011 11:11am BST NUWAIDRAT, Bahrain (Reuters) – Two bulldozers and two large trucks are busy removing a large pile of stones, wood and prayer … Continue reading

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Hundreds protest at Times Square rally for human Rights Bahrain April 22

April 22 rally for Bahrain Times Square NYC As of 5:pm today hundreds are protesting at 41st and Seventh Avenue in New York’s Times Square. Demanding respect for human rights and religious freedom in the Arab/Persian gulf state of Bahrain. … Continue reading

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Bahrain protest called for April 22 in Times Square, New York City 3pm to 6pm.

The Facebook group: Day of Rage: Solidarity with the Bahraini people – USA has called a Friday afternoon protest in New York City’s famous Times Square for April 22, 2011. The protest, which in addition to calls for freedom of … Continue reading

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London Newspaper “The Independent” reports on destruction of mosques and ma’atam in Bahrain

Bahrain escapes censure by West as crackdown on protesters intensifies Saudi troops’ demolition of mosques stokes religious tensions By Patrick Cockburn in Cairo Tuesday, 19 April 2011 Bahraini government forces backed by Saudi Arabian troops are destroying mosques and places … Continue reading

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Video shows unarmed resistance of Bahraini Shia in Duraz facing armed attack by GCC backed security forces.

The cycle of resistance and repression continues in the Shia villages of Bahrain. I have numerous details from varied sources substantiating the systematic destruction of the village ceremonial community houses “ma’atams” on the part of the Saudi, GCC and Bahraini … Continue reading

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Interview with “Rosa” : repression of religious rites and the attacks on the ma’atam in Shia Villages of Bahrain

Religious Repression in Bahrain New York, Bahrain April 16, 2011 In this interview from April 14 and 15   EST.  I am speaking again with Rosa the young woman that I introduced in a prior post  “19 in Bahrain: a … Continue reading

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