Believing change is the law of God, the revolution in Bahrain, which sparked on the 14th of February 2011, was largely inspired by the Islamic Awakening and the Arab Spring and other revolutions worldwide. The revolution is a continuation of two centuries long struggle between the Al-Khalifa tribe and the people of Bahrain.
First: February 14Revolution Unleashed
Pearl Square had been the focal point for peaceful demonstrations that united various sectors and political movements. Despite their peaceful movement, people were confronted with extreme state violence. The regime has repeatedly ignored calls for reform, so people found no choice except to overthrow this regime and rebuild a new one.
Second: The Coalition of the Youth of 14 Feb Revolution
It was burn from heart of the revolution and was constituted by independent young revolutionaries who shared the vision of anyone who has offered sacrifices for the sake of democracy and freedom. The Coalition vows to continue on the revolutionary action until the illegitimate regime of Al-Khalifa is overthrown and the right to self-determination is realized.
Third: Principles of the Revolution
Guided by core Islamic rules to stand against injustice and slavery and uphold freedom and dignity, we stress on a number of principles boil down to:
Since the regime of Al-Khalifa is illegitimate, it should be dealt.
The revolution is authentic and patriotic thus rejects external intervention, so foreign intervention in its all types and from any country would be considered as an illegal occupation that must be driven out.
Unity of nation comes in the first place; therefore, every effort from any party and all appropriate options should be utilized to serve the objectives of the revolution.
Forth: Goals of the Revolution:
Goals of revolution boil down to:
1-Overthrowing the tribal and illegitimate regime of Al-Khalifa and bring figureheads to justice and Preserve the Islamic and Arab identity of Bahrain.
2-Gaining self-determination and the right to choose the political system that meets aspirations and ensures the safety and security for all citizens through Impartial judiciary and separation of the three powers (legislative, executive and judicial) that guarantees equality and prohibits discrimination .besides, equitable distribution of wealth, and maintain the resources of the nation for future generations
3- Create a realistic solution to resolve the issue of political and systematic naturalization, which has been used by Al-Khalifa regime to distort the original identity and the basic demographics of the country.
4-estublishing a new constitution for the country by entrusted elected members of a national body after toppling the illegitimate regime.
Fifth: Mechanisms of Revolutionary Work and Activities
They insist on peace and force is restricted to self-defense.
Work activities are classified into five categories as follow:
People from all sectors, age groups of the society take part in various protest activities from which civil resistance is vital, in addition to improving existing means and creating new ones that youth revolutionaries take the massive part in.
B) Media Activities
Because it plays a critical role, media takes importance in the revolutionary work including conveying demands of the revolution and revolutionaries to the world and exposing brutality of the illegitimate Al-Khalifa regime and mercenaries, and condemn the occupation of Saudi forces and the complicity of the Western countries, in addition to producing audio-visual and written material on the revolution to preserve it within the cultural and historical heritage of the country.
C) Human Rights Activities
1. Monitor human rights violations, and establish permanent links with human right defenders and organizations around the world.
2. Follow-up and fully support lawsuits filed against the figureheads of the illegitimate regime of Al-Khalifa in international courts.
C) Political Activities
1. Cooperate with the revolutionary tide that has swept the region and the world, and support the legitimate demands for freedom, dignity and justice.
2. Forge appropriate political alliances to support the demands of the revolution, and create the necessary political and diplomatic pressure to achieve them.
3. Open pathways for cooperation and coordination with various regional and international bodies based on parity and power stemming from the belief in our cause; persist on demanding the right of the people to self-determination and to establishing the political system that they truly deserve.
This document summarizes our vision regarding the political situation in our beloved homeland, which we to struggle to shift from a grim present to a bright future, free from the brutal and dictatorial Al-Khalifa regime. We pray to Allah to guide and support us in restoring our lost freedom and dignity. We vow to our martyrs, detainees and people that we shall never deviate from the revolutionary path until our victory is achieved.