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The Arab Spring in Bahrain

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During the chaos of the early Arab Spring, the protesters in Bahrain became barely audible. This was exactly what the country's hardliners had wished for.
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Bahrain: Human Rights Defender and Journalist Reem Khalifa on Trial as a Result of Fabricated Charges

Bahrain: Human Rights Defender and Journalist Reem Khalifa on Trial as a Result of Fabricated Charges | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

November 12, 2011 – The Gulf Centre for Human Rights and Bahrain Centre for Human Rights call on Bahraini authorities to drop all charges against Reem Khalifa, a journalist of Al-Wasat daily, who is facing a trial on November 16, 2011 at the Lower Criminal Court in Manama. She is charged with defamation and physical assault, a trump up charges, which are part of a smear campaign against independent journalists and public personalities in Bahrain who covered government crackdown on protesters in February 2011.

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Bahraini authorities prevented the representative of Human Rights Watch from attending the trials

Bahraini authorities prevented the representative of Human Rights Watch from attending the trials | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Bahraini authorities prevented today -November 30, 2011- the representative of Human Rights Watch from attending the trials of journalist Reem Khalifa and members of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Teachers Society.
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