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Iran denounces Al Saud crackdown on Saudi protesters | PressTV

Iran denounces Al Saud crackdown on Saudi protesters | PressTV

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Iran has strongly denounced the detention of a prominent Shia cleric and the brutal crackdown of anti-regime protesters in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, which has been a major scene of protests over the past months. Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast on Tuesday voiced Tehran’s deep concerns over acts of…

By targeting us doctors, Bahrain’s state shows no one is beyond its grasp | Nada Dhaif, guardian.co.uk

By targeting us doctors, Bahrain’s state shows no one is beyond its grasp | Nada Dhaif, guardian.co.uk

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I went to Bahrain’s Pearl roundabout out of curiosity – then my nightmare began. For so many others, the nightmare continuesmany Nada DhaifIt was curiosity that drew me to the Pearl roundabout in central Manama in February last year. If I’m honest I thought offering medical help to the protesters,…

Out of Jail, Bahraini Activists Nabeel Rajab and Zainab Alkhawaja Urge End to U.S.-Backed Crackdown | DemocracyNow!

Out of Jail, Bahraini Activists Nabeel Rajab and Zainab Alkhawaja Urge End to U.S.-Backed Crackdown | DemocracyNow!

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We go to Bahrain to speak with two recently released political prisoners, Zainab Alkhawaja and Nabeel Rajab, both jailed for protesting the U.S.-backed monarchy. Rajab, the president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, was released on bail after being held for nearly a month. “We always thought the American…

Bahrain police ‘continue to torture detainees’ | BBC News

Bahrain police ‘continue to torture detainees’ | BBC News

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Human Rights Watch has accused Bahrain’s police of continuing to beat and torture detainees, including minors. The report comes nearly six months after an independent inquiry prompted the government to pledge reforms. The country insists it is committed to putting the recommendations of its own report into the handling of…

The Crackdown in Bahrain | Counterpunch

The Crackdown in Bahrain | Counterpunch

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Double standards have notoriously marked Britain and America’s response to the Arab Spring. But nowhere is the hypocrisy more glaring than in their reactions to the uprisings in Bahrain and Syria, where both countries’ governments have used the full might of their security forces to crush peaceful protests and jail…

Whatever Happened to the Arab Spring? | Counterpunch

Whatever Happened to the Arab Spring? | Counterpunch

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Within the first few months of 2011, the U.S. and its allies lost three loyal “friends”: Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, Zine el-Abbidine Ben Ali in Tunisia and Saad Hariri in Lebanon. While Mubarak and Ali were driven out of power by widespread popular uprisings, Hariri was ousted by the parliament.…

Bahrain: Violence grows with mob attacks: Gran Prix gets green flag | NZ Herald News, guardian.co.uk

Bahrain: Violence grows with mob attacks: Gran Prix gets green flag | NZ Herald News, guardian.co.uk

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Mobs with iron rods and sticks ransacked a supermarket belonging to a major Shiite-owned business group, as part of a spike in violence in the Gulf nation in retaliation for a bomb attack on police. The attack appeared linked to a wave of reprisals and intimidation by suspected Sunni groups…

Bahraini Hunger Striker’s Life in Peril as U.S.-Backed Forces Continue Anti-Democracy Crackdown | Democracy Now!

Bahraini Hunger Striker’s Life in Peril as U.S.-Backed Forces Continue Anti-Democracy Crackdown | Democracy Now!

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The U.S.-backed monarchy in Bahrain continues the crackdown on protesters, with reports of many injuries and at least one death over the weekend. We speak to Zainab Alkhawaja, the daughter of jailed human rights leader Abdulhadi Alkhawaja, who is now on the 54th day of his hunger strike. Doctors say…

Bahrain spirals into escalating violence | Monsters and Critics

Bahrain spirals into escalating violence | Monsters and Critics

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Cairo – Bahrain has spiraled into escalating violence on the streets in recent days, several weeks after an independent commission report into last year’s violence was released in November. On Saturday police and pro-government supporters clashed with hundreds of mourners in Muharraq, north of the Bahraini capital Manama, as they…

Syria: beyond the wall of fear, a state in slow-motion collapse | The Guardian

Syria: beyond the wall of fear, a state in slow-motion collapse | The Guardian

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Sipping tea in a smoky Damascus cafe, Adnan and his wife, Rima, look ordinary enough: an unobtrusive, thirtysomething couple winding down at the end of the working day in one of the tensest cities in the world. But like much else in the Syrian capital, they are not what they…

Arab League monitoring mission criticised for failing to stop bloodshed |guardian.co.uk

Arab League monitoring mission criticised for failing to stop bloodshed |guardian.co.uk

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Syria’s military has pulled its tanks and heavy weapons out of cities and residential areas, the Arab League said, though it admitted security forces continue to fire on and kill unarmed protesters. In a news conference at its headquarters in Cairo, Nabil Elaraby defended the league’s monitoring mission. Human rights…

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