Urgent – Request to help Rihana al Mousawi, Mother Falsely Imprisoned in Bahrain

Imagine your daughter stood with a friend outside the FI race course wearing a T shirt, bearing the images of Abdulhadi al Khawaja, the defence lawyer and Ahmed Humaidan, a photo-journalist. Rihana al Mousawi and Nafeesa al Asfoor were arrested on April 20th 2013 at a peaceful demonstration. They were about to be released with more »

The Democratic Republic of Bahrain

Bahrain Flag to be Replaced on Revolution’s 3rd Anniversary Perhaps, the most significant move the informal opposition has ever made, since the popular anti-regime revolution sparked in Bahrain was the announcement for a Republic state. The announcement has effectively delegitimized the absolute Monarchy that was imposed by the “self-proclaimed” (king) and dictator Hamad Alkhalifa a more »

An Examination of Imperialism and NGOs

Imperialism and NGOs in Latin America James Petras – September, 1997 By the early 1980s the more perceptive sectors of the neoliberal ruling classes realized that their policies were polarizing the society and provoking large-scale social discontent. Neoliberal politicians began to finance and promote a parallel strategy “from below,” the promotion of “grassroots” organization with more »

Bahrain Regime Sentences 651 Oppostion Protesters and Activists on trumped-up charges in 2013

Bahrain: 651 Citizens Sentenced in Security Cases During 2013 6 January, 2014 – Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights stated today that during the year 2013 the Bahraini Courts issued imprisonment verdicts against 651 citizens based on security charges related to the protests that kicked off on 14 more »

Urgent: life threatening illness used as weapon of abuse against PhotoJournalist Hussain Hubail

Today Hussain Hubail, 21, a photographer detained since July 31st, had a medical appointment at the hospital with him mum. Hubail collapsed last Thursday, as he suffered from a heart spasm, and was taken to Salmaniya Hospital for treatment, where he remained in the intensive care unit for several hours and then in the short more »

Bahrain Regime continues paranoid delusional rants, accusations, as it grow existentially desperate

Bahrain accuses Tehran of training opposition militants 4 January, 2014 – The Peninsula Protesters carrying Bahraini flags and photos of Shia scholar Isa Qassim march during an anti-government rally organised by main opposition group Al Wefaq in Budaiya, west of Manama, yesterday. DUBAI: Bahrain accused Iran’s Revolutionary Guards yesterday of providing opposition militants with explosives more »