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Bahrain's besieged protesters keep Revolution alive

Bahrain's besieged protesters keep Revolution alive | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

We know these kinds of fights will not bring down the regime," said Ali, a 27-year-old construction worker who only gave his first name for fear of later reprisals. "But it sends a message that we are here and we will not rest. We feel we are under occupation by a system we no longer respect."
Ali made his way to Sanabis from an area about 10 miles (six kilometers) away, using an underground system of houses that provide shelter and food for protesters. Sanabis is less than a half-mile (one kilometer) from Pearl Square, but they know that it would take a protest army of thousands to break through the cordon of armored vehicles and razor wire.
"Ok, maybe not today. Maybe not next week. Maybe not even next year," he said. "But how long can they protect it? Forever? We will be back in the center of the capital someday."

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'Crackdowns fuel Bahrain protests'

'Crackdowns fuel Bahrain protests' | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
An exclusive interview with Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights...
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How Facebook Changed the World: The Arab Spring - Bahrain Part

BBC2: How Facebook Changed the World: The Arab Spring - Bahrain Part البرنامج الوثائقي "كيف غير الفيسبوك العالم: ربيع الثورات العربية" الذي عرض على قناة بي ب...

 

History of the Bahrain Revolution ....

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Bahrain protesters face continued crackdown

Evidence has surfaced of alleged police brutality in Bahrain. Six months since the crackdown began on the country's Shia led pro-democracy movement, activist...
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'West supporting dictatorship in Bahrain'

'West supporting dictatorship in Bahrain' | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Interview with Saeed al-Shahabi, Bahrain Freedom Movement...

 

However, from the perspective of the people, they are also aware that the pressure is too much and also at the same time that their demands are non- negotiable. They do not want to compromise again with this regime because they have tried it for the past forty fifty years of protest of demonstrations and the only thing they have achieved so far is more killings, more torture, more repression, more naturalization aiming at changing the demographic balance of the country and in light of all these facts I think they have come to the conclusion that simply there is no way of co existing with this regime

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"Our revolution will continue," the protesters chanted. They warned the rulers: "If you don't want to listen then you have to leave."

"Our revolution will continue," the protesters chanted. They warned the rulers: "If you don't want to listen then you have to leave." | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The harsh crackdown on anti-government protests in Bahrain has failed to silence people's demands for greater rights, a senior Shiite cleric in the Gulf kingdom said Friday as thousands of opposition supporters rallied on the outskirts of the capital.
The latest demonstration was staged by people who say they were unfairly fired from their jobs simply for being members of the island nation's Shiite community, which led the months of protests. Thousands of Shiite professionals accused of having a role in the protests have been fired from their jobs.
Shiites make up a majority of Bahrain's people, but they have long complained of discrimination at the hands of the country's ruling Sunni dynasty and a lack of economic opportunities.

 

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البحرين سترة اصابات بسلاح الشوزن.wmv

البحرين | عدة إصابات في شباب سترة 8-9-2011م بسلاح الشوزن والمطاط من قِبل قوات الامن المرتزقة بعد قمع مسيرة راجعين لميدان وحق المصير حقنا...

Bahrain 'King' pardons protesters and then unleashes these brutalities against them.....

Al-Khalifa = Hypocrite, Liar, Murderer, Fascist, Pig.......

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Man shot in eye with Birdshot from a shotgun!

Man shot in eye with Birdshot from a shotgun! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

SF brutalities against peaceful demonstrators!

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مقابلة نبيل رجب مع الجزيرة حول إضراب الأطباء عن الطعام

مقابلة نبيل رجب رئيس مركز البحرين لحقوق الإنسان مع قناة الجزيرة الإنجليزية (مترجمة) حول إضراب الأطباء البحرينيين المعتقلين والعديد من النشطاء عن الطعام احتجا...
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انشودة عراقية الى ثوار البحرين

نهايتكم قريبة يا ال خليفة...

Song to the Bahraini Revolutionaries

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Response to the "King's" Speech

Twitter - http://twitter.com/Bahrainichap Website - Http://Bahrainichap.webs.com Http://Bahrainichap.webs.com...

 

This guy is excellent, please follow and watch his videos!

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الشاعر عبد الرحمن يوسف: ماذا بربك تنتظر؟ البحرين | Poet Abdul-Rahman Youssef: What the hell are you waiting for? Bahrain

الشاعر عبدالرحمن يوسف في رائعة من روائعه الشعرية مخاطباً طاغية البحرين حمد بن عيسى نبذة عن الشاعر: شاعر مصري من مواليد 18 سبتمبـر 1970 شارك في العديد من الند...

 

[Mis-posted with translation error! - curators fault...ooops!]

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Business Line : Industry & Economy / Economy : Unrest in Bahrain, Egypt cost IHG $4 m in Q2

DUBAI, AUG 10:
Unrest in Bahrain and Egypt cost InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) Middle East operations $4 million in the second quarter of 2011, the UK-based hotel has said.

The company said revenue per available room (revPAR) in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) increased 4 per cent during the quarter, but would have been better had it not been for problems in Bahrain and Egypt.

Excluding Egypt (10 hotels) and Bahrain (2 hotels), where the political unrest resulted in significant declines, revPAR would have risen 5.3 per cent, the company said in a statement.

 

KEEP THE PRESSURE ON THE REGIME, KEEP THE PRESSURE ON ALL BUSINESSES.  BRING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE FREEDOM MOVEMENT TO THE WALLETS OF ALL BAHRAIN, SHIA & SUNNI ALIKE.  THEN, THE KHALIFAS WILL BE FORCED TO RESPOND TO JUST DEMOCRATIC REFORMS !

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Bahraini People Appeals to World Leaders to Intervene to Stop Blood Bath

Bahraini People Appeals to World Leaders to Intervene to Stop Blood Bath | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Bahraini People Appeals to World Leaders to Intervene to Stop Blood Bath...

 

The two days of reckoning in Bahrain are fast approaching as the Al Khalifa junta threatened a blood bath. On 23rd and 24th September the people of Bahrain will attempt to re-conquer the Pearl Roundabout in order to mourn those who were murdered by the Saudi and Al Khalifa forces in mid March.

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Repression Tears Apart Bahrain’s Social Fabric

Repression Tears Apart Bahrain’s Social Fabric | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The crackdown here has won a tactical and perhaps ephemeral victory through torture, arrests, job dismissals and the blunt tool of already institutionalized discrimination against the island’s Shiite Muslim majority. In its wake, sectarian tension has exploded, economic woes have deepened, American willingness to look the other way has cast Washington as hypocritical and a society that prides itself on its cosmopolitanism is colliding with its most primordial instincts. Taken together, the repression and warnings of radicalization may underline an emerging dictum of the Arab uprisings: violence begets violence.

“The situation is a tinderbox, and anything could ignite it at any moment,” said Ali Salman, the general secretary of Al Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest legal opposition group. “If we can’t succeed in bringing democracy to this country, then our country is headed toward violence. Is it in a year or two years? I don’t know. But that’s the reality.”

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EA WorldView - Home - Bahrain Special: New Martyrs, New Protests, New Crackdown

EA WorldView - Home - Bahrain Special: New Martyrs, New Protests, New Crackdown | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Bahrain Revolution:  alive and growing!

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قمع مسيرة التكبير في السنابس المنددة بالاحتلال 11/9/2011م

المنددة بجرائم الاحتلال السعودي ومرتزقة النظام الفاسد...
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Thousands of Bahrainis march, demand rights | World | Reuters

Thousands of Bahrainis march, demand rights | World | Reuters | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
MANAMA (Reuters) - Some 20,000 protesters marched near the Bahraini capital of Manama on Friday, shouting anti-government slogans and vowing to stick to their calls for democratic reforms in the Gulf island...

 

The Friday March, organised by Wefaq, was entitled, "No backing down, we are insistent on our demands."

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نشيدة هذا البحراني جنن الشغب أهداء إلى شعب البحريني

أنتاج شبكة ذو الفقار الإسلامية تهدي هذا العمل إلى الشعب البحريني و نبيل رجب...
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Iranians rally in support of Bahrainis

Iranians rally in support of Bahrainis | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Thousands of Iranians stage rallies in support of Bahraini protesters after the Friday Prayers.

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Iranian demonstrators took to the streets Friday and shouted "Death to Al Khalifa in Bahrain" and "Death to America," to condemn the violent crackdown by the US-backed Al Khalifa regime's forces on the peaceful protesters, IRNA reported.

The demonstrators also carried placards with slogans denouncing the arrogant powers and their despotic lackeys in the region, and expressed their wrath at Saudi Arabia's deployment of military forces in Bahrain to quell anti-regime demonstrations.

On March 13, Saudi-led forces were dispatched to the Persian Gulf island at Manama's request to quell the countrywide protests.

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فيديو جميع عمليات الدهس للمتظاهرين في قرى البحرين.

بكل وحشية وبلا إنسانية تتم عمليات دهس المتظاهرين من قبل مرتزقة النظام...

 

SF's use vehicles for deadly force - they try to run-over Pro-Democracy reformers

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Sound bomb hit man in the foot and was treated at home

Sound bomb hit man in the foot and was treated at home | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
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Bahrainrights.org: One of the most widespread protests in months, Bahrain buying weapons from Russia and other updates | Bahrain Center for Human Rights

Bahrainrights.org: One of the most widespread protests in months, Bahrain buying weapons from Russia and other updates | Bahrain Center for Human Rights | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

27 August 2011

On night of 26/27 August, the security forces have heavily attacked numerous areas in Bahrain where there were protests, starting with the weekly "rally for self-determination" and we have received news of injuries:
A protester in Duraz got shot in the eye with rubber bullet
Another protester injured in the head in Sitra.

The riot police, according to many of the injuries reported in the past several weeks, are clearly targeting the head and upper body of the protesters. The riot police are extensively shooting teargas into people's homes and this is a picture of a child who was subjected to the teargas.

According to our sources on the streets, alongside the regular teargas the riot police are using a strange looking teargas which is much more powerful and affects the nerves.

So far we know that two boys, 15 and 18 were arrested on that night.

What one person collected inside their home: tear gas collection

Radhi Almosawi's, deputy head of Waad (National Democratic Action Society), sister's home caught fire due to the teargas being shot directly at peoples homes. This is not the first instance of homes burning due to teargas attacks.

With the rising sectarian tension in the country, and especially with people like Adel Fulaifal, former torturer and right hand to Ian Henderson, and Mohammed Khalid, former member of Parliament, calling for violence; the news of Bahrain buying Ak103 Kalashnikovs and grenade launchers from Russia is very disturbing.

There has been news about forming armed "protection units" with Adel Fulaifel in charge of training them in the local media, and this raises concern about a drastic increase in violence we may witness in Bahrain. Adel Fulaifal has been on Twitter for some time, where he writes against the Shiaa, and calls for violence. In one instance he wrote: (translated) AlMuharraq is nothing but an island and soon the corpses of Wali AlFaqih and all his followers will float (in its waters). To read his account: (Arabic) @ADEL_FELAIFIL

The appeal hearing of the 21 prominent figures has been changed from the 9th of September to the 6th.

Zainab Al-Khawaja visited her husband in prison and here is her account of the visit about the torture and his trial amongst others is at the bottom of this email.

As copied from Twitter:
"Visited my husband Wafi a couple of hrs ago at Dry Dock prison, he told me about what happened in court & the charges against him. The charges against Wafi are 8 or 9, among them: participating in illegal gatherings in many places including at the roundabout. Another one of the charges against my husband is: writing msgs that spread hatred against the regime The one Wafi laughed about was "حرض على الصمود والثبات" These are the exact words, they even asked him if he did it. Among the charges against Wafi: asking ppl to go on strikes and spreading information about civil disobedience. There are 13 ppl in the same case as Wafi & with similar charges: Isa Ahmed Thaani Khamis, Hameed Abbas Abdulwahad Al-Saafi, Ali Hassan Salman Hassan Al-Sitri, Jaffar Hassan Salman Hassan Al-Sitrim Abdulla Hassan Abdulla Al-Saif, Mohd Ali Ebrahim Aal-Hmaid Mohammed Hassan Yousef Saif, Hussain Abdullah Yousef, Hussain Ramadan Mohammed, Hamza Hassan Alhawaj, Abdulwahab Nasser Kadhum The 13th person is Canadian citizen. Wafi told us today about when he was detained underground at fort. He was tortured so badly he coudnt stand for days. He had to crawl Wafi said he urinated blood for weeks, and was hospitalized for 4 days after severe torture He says those 4 days in the hospital, every night at 12 police would come in throw them of their beds and beat them badly He said he was electrocuted not only at the fort but also when he was brought to Dry Dock Even tho Wafi hadnt told us much be4 abt being subjected to torture, we assumed that he had been. Most if not all prisoners are"

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Bahrain Revolution: Peace vs. Injustice

Full montage of the events in Bahrain since the first day of the Revolution till date 14 February, 2011 The beginning of the Bahrain's Revolution or "Day of ...
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