Category Archives: Women in Bahrain

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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Al Jazeera interviews Fareeda al-Dallal, wife of Dr al-Dallal physician detained in Bahrain, tells of abuse and intimidation

Relatives fearful over Bahrain trials Scores of medical employees detained for treating injured demonstrators, rights groups say. Last Modified: 01 May 2011 15:25 In Bahrain, human-rights workers say at least 50 medical staff are still missing after a crackdown on … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera article describes abuse of women in Bahrain

Bahrain denies mass sackings over protests Official says “no one has been dismissed for disciplinary reasons” as ILO team visits kingdom to express concerns. Last Modified: 27 Apr 2011 14:55 One woman who spoke to the AFP news agency said … Continue reading

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Bahrain Center for Human Rights updates list of detained and missing to 800 people including 70 women and 19 doctors.

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights has updated its list of missing and detained persons to include approximately 800 people. The center has published a list which separates the names of medical personal who are in detention or are believed … Continue reading

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Bahrain security forces enter intermediate and secondary schools, arrest pupils and teachers. .exclusive

Exclusive to Rawlinsview Blog. By Rawlinsview and two Bahraini correspondents, plus press reports. April 24– New York/Manama, Bahrain A pattern of blanket harassment and intimidation of the majority Shia population in Bahrain has intensified since Saudi Arabian military forces entered … 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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Bahrain Center for Human Rights updates list of “extra-judicial killings” to 31 since February 14. List of women in detention reaches 30.

List of ‘extra-judicial killings since February 14 uprising reaches 31. Follow link for details. http://bahrainrights.hopto.org/en/node/3864 Additionally a list of 30 women who are either disappeared or in detention has been released only in the Arabic language. [Assistance in the development … Continue reading

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Testimonial on events in Bahrain by South East Asian woman migrant worker with background article

The writer of this piece which is partially translated and edited by the Rawlinsview Blog, is Betty la-Fea (Real names cannot be used in Bahrain for fear of state reprisal. I have verified this person’s identity but must hold back … Continue reading

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Bahraini Woman at Mass Rally Photo

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19 in Bahrain: A young woman speaks

April 7, 2011 A village in Bahrain/New York I was able to correspond with a young woman whose identity I can verify though I can not release it out of concern for the safety of herself and her family. For … Continue reading

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