Bahrain Weekly Newsletter 77


The Revolt That Never Went Away – Bahrain: An Inconvenient Uprising 

Like many countries in the Middle East and beyond, Bahrain erupted with anti-authoritarian protests in 2011 when the Arab Spring took the region and many of its repressive leaders by surprise. While Arab Spring uprisings found favor with many in the West, unfortunately for the people of Bahrain, their own revolution was largely forgotten. But it never went away — for three years, near-nightly protests have been brutally quashed by militarized security forces.
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Updates from the Ground
  • 21 arrested including 1 child
  • individuals sentenced to the total of 9 years of incarceration
  • trials postponed
  • 36 protests and sit-ins took place
  • Security forces continue to use excessive force including tear gas and shotgun pellets against protesters

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Award Winning Photographer Sentenced to Two-Years Imprisonment

NGOs Call for Immediate Release of Activists Detained for Free Speech

NGOs Urge Bahrain to Drop Charges, Lift Travel Ban on Activist Nabeel Rajab

Bahrain in the News


Bahrain Appoints Cultural Attache to China

Commentary on Bahrain


NGOs Statements on Bahrain


Another Activist Faces Jail time for ‘Defamation’ on Twitter

Arabic Articles


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Family of Two Detained Brothers Demand Provision of Medical Care

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