The “Bounty” Police Force? Albuquerque Officers Face Protests, Probe over Spate of Fatal Shootings 1 April, 2014 – Democracy Now Outrage is growing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, after the latest incident in a spate of police shootings. Video footage captured by a police helmet camera shows officers killing James Boyd, a homeless man who appeared more »
Bahrain Shias protest against government 22 March, 2014 – Al Jazeera Thousands of Bahrainis, mainly from the Shia majority, demonstrated near Manama on Friday against what they described as sectarian discrimination in the Sunni-ruled kingdom. “No to discrimination,” chanted protesters brandishing Bahrain’s red-and-white flag as they marched along Budaiya main road, which links Shia villages more »
On 10 March 2014, 27 experts sent a letter to United States President Barack Obama urging him to address the growing crisis in Bahrain with counterparts in Saudi Arabia during his upcoming visit to the country. Please continue reading for the full letter or click here for a PDF. – Dear President Obama, We are more »
The Western Press has deliberately underestimated the size of Bahrain Anniversary Protest. They have consistently reported the crowd size at 10s of thousands, when photo evidence suggests crowds in the 100s of thousands. This is an indication that Al Khalifa Public Relations Dollars have effectively bought “Western Media” outlets to “contrive a false reality” about more »
Hall’s work in cultural studies offers unique insight into the role of the youth in the Arab revolutions. Stuart Hall’s revolutionary legacy 16 February, 2014 – Mark LeVine – AlJazeera Of all the insights offered by the seminal Jamaican-British cultural theorist Stuart Hall, who passed away on February 10 this year, one of the most more »
Bahrain sends letter to UN chief 16 February, 2014 – Gulf Daily News BAHRAIN yesterday sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, highlighting the systematic campaign of terror faced by the kingdom. Minister of State for Information Affairs and official government spokeswoman Sameera Rajab submitted the memo to United Nations Information Centre director more »
15 February, 2014 If One Bahraini Revolutionary is this Dangerous, how dangerous are a few hundred thousand?