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14th Feb Revolution - Al Khalifa crimes in Bahrain

A very small sample of videos showing crimes against humanity in Bahrain committed by Al-Kalifa & Al-Saud during the 14 February Revolution...

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Bahrain: US Ally Kills Children… So When Is NATO Intervening?

Bahrain: US Ally Kills Children… So When Is NATO Intervening? | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

For several weeks since the Bahraini regime’s initiative of so-called “national dialogue” failed to engage opposition groups, there has been a massive stepping up of indiscriminate use of tear gas in villages deemed to be supportive of the mainly Shia-led pro-democracy movement.

Riot police have attacked villages on a daily and nightly basis, firing tear gas into homes. Families have had to flee their dwellings in the middle of the night, sometimes by carrying children out of bedroom windows using ladders. Those unable to move – disabled, sick and elderly – have been trapped indoors during these attacks and some have died from acute exposure to the tear gas. The youngest victim was five-year-old Mohammed Farhan [1].

Pro-democracy sources have labelled the deployment of tear gas as a deliberate tactic of “toxic terrorism”. It is the regime’s way of coercing the opposition groups to enter the dialogue process – which the opposition has dismissed as an empty public relations exercise designed to shore up the status quo of the Al Khalifa dynasty.

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الشهيد علي جواد الشيخ في مستشفى سترة Ban Ki-moon do you see?

فيديو للشهيد وهو ملقى على السرير بعد ما فارقت روحه...

| Martyr Ali Jawad Al Shaikh at a hospital : Ban Ki-moon,  do you see this ?!

'the Martyr of Eid ...'

 

Flagrant Human Rights violations in Bahrain !

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Response to the Bahraini ' Kings ' speech

Response to the Bahraini ' Kings ' speech | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

 A few hours ago I met the man and his 9 yr old son, I asked the kid what happened. "They started beating my dad, I was crying" Sitting by his 9 year old son who will probably never forget what was done to his father #bahrain http://yfrog.com/18gexhj Here is the man after being beaten by riot police last night http://j.mp/qk7JDr They broke his finger, many in nearby houses heard him shouting in pain, and he came back home covered in his blood.   Riot police attacked him, kicked, punched and hit him with their batons for almost 15minutes, in front of his 9 year old son! He went out to buy bread from a place close to his house,  he took his 9 yr old son with him.  I spoke tonight to the 40 yr old man who got attacked last night in Jannusan by riot police.

 

Since the kings speech the attacks on the villages have been much worse. Shotguns are being used more, government thugs are back with random attacks.  How do you convince people to take their injured to hospital when they risk getting them arrested and beaten instead of treated! Tonight we get a taste of what it feels like to be "forgiven" by Hamad. This is how he forgives those who call for democracy! Hamad,  you can recite the whole Quran on TV,  but it still won't make you a better muslim or a better human being when you're attacking unarmed boys!

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Bahrain Inquiry Receives 5,200 Complaints So Far | Bahrain Center for Human Rights

Bahrain Inquiry Receives 5,200 Complaints So Far | Bahrain Center for Human Rights | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
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Russia Strikes First Bahrain Arms Deal After U.K., French Bans

Russia for the first time is selling weapons to Bahrain after the U.K. and France banned deliveries of security equipment to the Gulf monarchy because of its crackdown on protesters.

 

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AIUK : Bahrain: military trial of prominent women activists 'deeply disturbing'

AIUK : Bahrain: military trial of prominent women activists 'deeply disturbing' | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Posted: 23 August 2011

‘Civilians should never be tried before military courts’ - Malcolm Smart

The Bahraini authorities’ decision to try two prominent women activists in a military court is a backward step and raises concerns that they will not receive a fair trial, Amnesty International said today.

Roula al-Saffar, head of the Bahrain Nursing Society, and Jalila al-Salman, vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers' Association, have been released on bail after being detained for several months for their involvement in pro-reform protests.

Roula al-Saffar will be tried next Sunday together with 13 other medical workers before the National Safety Court, a military court, although she and Jalila al-Salman, who will be tried by the same court the following day, are both civilians.

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Some members of the Bahraini royal family beating & torturing political prisoners | Bahrain Center for Human Rights

Some members of the Bahraini royal family beating & torturing political prisoners | Bahrain Center for Human Rights | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Left to right: Khalifa Bin Ahmed Alkhalifa (General Director of Southern Province Police), Khalifa Bin Abdulla Alkhalifa (Head of the National Security Apparatus), Khaled Bin Hamad Alkhalifa (Son of the king) and Nasser Bin Hamad Alkhalifa (Son of the king)

 

#Document the cases and ID's for the International Court for Crimes Against Humanity!  

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Bahrain's abuse of dissenters: four detailed cases

Bahrain's abuse of dissenters: four detailed cases | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama referred to them in his speech last week on the Middle East, in which he pointedly told Bahrain that
"you can't have a real dialogue when parts of the peaceful opposition are in jail."

A detailed examination of Bahrain's arrest and treatment of the dissidents shows widespread and systematic abuse that raises questions about whether the country's Sunni Muslim government has crossed a line beyond which it can't restore social peace in the predominantly Shiite Muslim country.
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Foreign Labourers Targeted Throughout Bahrain — Global Issues

Foreign Labourers Targeted Throughout Bahrain — Global Issues | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
As protests in Bahrain continue, increasingly migrant workers are being victimised in violent hate crimes. = Regime crimes blamed on the freedom protesters to coverup regime crimes, and illegal arrests!
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Marching for Human Rights in Bahrain - Washington, DC

Marching for Human Rights in Bahrain - Washington, DC | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Marayam Alkhawaja true freedom advocate, daughter of Abdulhadi
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Free Abdulhadi Alkhawaja! Support Bahrainis' Rights | Stop arming brutal dictators

Free Abdulhadi Alkhawaja! Support Bahrainis' Rights | Stop arming brutal dictators | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The U.S. needs to condemn the Bahrain monarchy's gross human rights abuses and stop arming the regime.

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Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on ongoing trials in Bahrain’s National Safety Courts | Bahrain Center for Human Rights

Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on ongoing trials in Bahrain’s National Safety Courts | Bahrain Center for Human Rights | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Many cases remain in the hands of the ‘Court of National Safety’, set up in the wake of the antigovernment protests this spring. These include those of members of both the medical and teaching professions. The High Representative is of the firm belief that civilians must be tried in civilian courts, with due process, so that their full rights to a fair trial are upheld. The High Representative urges the authorities in Bahrain to follow through on their commitments and bring the use of these courts – and the harsh sentences they have produced – to an immediate end.”

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BCHR Letter to the High Representative Catherine Ashton re Spy Gear Abuses | Bahrain Center for Human Rights

BCHR Letter to the High Representative Catherine Ashton re Spy Gear Abuses | Bahrain Center for Human Rights | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) is writing to you to express its serious concern about the report published by the American magazine (Bloomberg)[1] showing that European companies sold surveillances technologies known as Spy Gear which have been used in countries that practice human rights abuses against activists and politicians; tracing their calls and messages and then torturing them in violation of human rights laws and treaties signed by these countries.

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The use of live ammunition against peaceful demonstrators in Bahrain to kill Shia

The use of live ammunition against peaceful demonstrators in Bahrain to kill Shia | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Khalifas continually escalate the criminality/brutality of their response to peaceful protests for Democratic reforms!

 

Down, Down, HAMAD!

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Nabih Saleh village Aug30, 2011 - Bahrain

Nabih Saleh village Aug30, 2011 - Bahrain | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Birdshot pellet injury at the hands of the 'Security Forces'.  

 

Brutality against unarmed, peaceful protester for democratic reforms....

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Riot police drive over protesters, 8/25/2011

Riot police drive over protesters, 8/25/2011 | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

This is an attack with a deadly weapon!  Deadly force used against unarmed, peaceful protesters for democratic reform!

 

Clearly a gross violation of human rights!

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Rebuild Bahrain’s Pearl Roundabout

Rebuild Bahrain’s Pearl Roundabout | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

I demand that the Al Khalifa family and the Saudis rebuild the Pearl Roundabout. This will show that they are willing to rectify their inhuman and bloody repression against the Bahraini people. Otherwise, in the name of justice, in the name of history, I demand that the Al Khalifa family be taken to the Hague to answer for crimes against humanity, including the crime to attempt to erase history. New generations deserve to learn from past mistakes to avoid making those same mistakes in the future.

The Pearl Roundabout, which is a symbol of the Bahraini movement for greater human rights, must be rebuilt.

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Bahrain Government Makes U—Turn on Military Courts | Human Rights First

Bahrain Government Makes U—Turn on Military Courts | Human Rights First | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

“The world needs to take notice that the government of Bahrain has brought back its discredited military courts, which is further evidence that meaningful reform in that country is an illusion,” said Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley. “I met with many people in Bahrain last month who had been told their cases would now be heard in civilian instead of military courts. They were lied to.”
More than a dozen doctors and other medical professionals have been summoned to appear before the military court on Sunday August 28, even though the Bahraini authorities announced on June 26 that they were transferring all cases from military courts to civilian courts.

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قوات الشغب البحرينية تحرق بيوت المواطنين/الدراز | Bahraini riot forces burned houses of citizens / Diraz

تمارس قوات الشغب البحرينية عمليات عقاب جماعي على بيوت القرى البحرينية، وفي هذا الفيديو يظهر احد البيوت التي احرقتها القوات بفعل وابل الطلقات على المتظاهرين ا...
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Bitter Divides Persist Below Bahrain’s Relatively Calm Surface by Barbara Slavin -- Antiwar.com

Bitter Divides Persist Below Bahrain’s Relatively Calm Surface by Barbara Slavin -- Antiwar.com | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
At least 24 Bahrainis died in this year’s disturbances and more than 1,200 people, most of them Shi’ites, were fired from their jobs, according to a report on Bahrain last month by the Congressional Research Service (CRS).
Human rights groups have described gross abuses including security personnel dragging out seriously wounded demonstrators from a Bahraini hospital. At least 50 doctors and nurses are among about 600 people detained during the protests, which began on Feb. 14 and largely ended on March 14. On that day, Saudi Arabia and other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council sent troops at Bahrain’s invitation to guard infrastructure and free local forces to restore order.
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اعتقال احد الشباب بلادالقديم 7-7-2011

اعتقال احد الشباب بلادالقديم 7-7-2011... The Khalifa brutalities continue....
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Bahrain: Nation deserves freedom - full story

Bahraini people have started protest looking for freedom and democracy . Bahrain government and Al-Khalifa royal family faced this demands by armed forces and foreign army from Saudi .Until now more than 25 were killed ,more than 1500 were wounded ,700 were arrested

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