Tag: Bahrain

Government of Bahrain charges human rights lawyer Mohammad al-Tajer

Government of Bahrain charges human rights lawyer Mohammad al-Tajer

In November 2016, the Government of Bahrain charged prominent human rights lawyer Mohammad al-Tajer with “insulting government institutions, inciting hatred of a religious sect, and misusing a telecommunications appliance.” If convicted, al-Tajer could face more than five years in prison. No date has been set for his trial. Bahrain’s public […]

No to Dollar Diplomacy: Protest the reception for Govt of Bahrain at Trump hotel

No to Dollar Diplomacy: Protest the reception for Govt of Bahrain at Trump hotel

Demonstration against Dollar Diplomacy When: 11:30am-2pm, 7 December 2016 Where: Trump International Hotel, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004 On 7 December 2016, the Bahraini government will be holding a reception at the Trump International Hotel to mark the Kingdom’s national day and the anniversary of King Hamad’s accession […]