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Profile in Persecution: Hani Mohamed AlNajjar

Profile in Persecution: Hani Mohamed AlNajjar

Hani Mohamed AlNajjar is a 25-year-old administrative assistant and Bahraini citizen. Hani suffers from muscular dystrophy and requires a three-hour long physiotherapy session each week. His condition causes a chronic weakness in his upper and lower limbs, making it difficult for him to walk and perform certain life functions without […]

In response to government repression Bahrainis hold mass sit-in in Diraz

In response to government repression Bahrainis hold mass sit-in in Diraz

On 20 June 2016, the Government of Bahrain revoked the citizenship of Sheikh Isa Qassim, one of Bahrain’s most prominent Shia clerics. Within an hour of this announcement, thousands of Bahrainis gathered in the streets of Diraz surrounding Sheikh Isa’s home. The amount of people who gathered in the streets […]