Tag: Events

Bahrain Bi-Weekly: Issue 11

Featured Followers US Legislators Express Concern in Letter to King about Cancellation of UN Special Rapporteur’s Visit to Bahrain UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez Credit: Associated Press On June 7th, 20 members of the US Congress sent a letter to King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa of Bahrain to express their […]

Past Event: Two Years Later: Prospects for Reform in Bahrain on the Anniversary of the Uprising

On February 14, 2011, Bahraini protesters took to the streets to call for political reforms, taking part in a broader movement for democracy in the Middle East. Bahrain’s security forces brutally suppressed the demonstrations, killing more than 50 protesters and injuring thousands. Since then, very little has changed in Bahrain: protesters continue to demand […]