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Gaddafi on the run as rebels fight in Tripoli

Gaddafi on the run as rebels fight in Tripoli | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Remnants of forces still loyal to Muammar Gaddafi staged a desperate stand in Tripoli on Tuesday as rebels fought their way into the capital, but the whereabouts of the veteran leader...
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فيديو جديد لمؤتمر الوفد الايرلندي في البحرين | New video of the Conference of the Irish delegation in Bahrain

هذا الفيديو يبين المستوى الهابط لبلطجة أطباء النظام أثناء مؤتمر الوفد الايرلندي الذي جاء لدعم أطباء الثورة والانسانية والكرامة من أهل هذا الوطن الذين ضحوا با...
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Concerns over Israel-Palestine unrest

Concerns over Israel-Palestine unrest | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
International concern is growing over the upsurge of violence between Palestinian militants and Israeli forces, as cross-border attacks continue.
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State Department issues travel alert for Bahrain

State Department issues travel alert for Bahrain | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
The State Department has issued an updated travel alert for Americans traveling to Bahrain, a tiny island nation in the Middle East that hosts a sizable U.S. Navy presence and has seen a series of protests and crackdowns since early this year.
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Mega project to spur Bahrain investments

Mega project to spur Bahrain investments | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
The massive new BD200 million ($530.4 million) Manama Central Market development project will send a clear message to global investors that Bahrain is stable and open for business.

 

This had better mean jobs for ALL Bahrainis equally.....Housing for ALL Bahrainis equally.......Storefronts and marketspace for ALL Bahrainis equally!

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Aafia Siddiqui: Just the Facts | International Justice Network

Aafia Siddiqui: Just the Facts | International Justice Network | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

2011 IJN Report Download Aafia Siddiqui:

 

More broadly, there can be little doubt that Dr. Siddiqui’s repatriation to Pakistan from the United States would do a great deal to repair some of the damage done to the diplomatic relationship between the two nations. Until then, the International Justice Network will continue to expose the truth and seek justice for Dr. Siddiqui and the thousands of other prisoners who have been unjustly imprisoned as part of the U.S. government’s “global war on terror.”

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Open Letter to Bassiouni مترجم: رسالة مفتوحة لبسيوني

الشعب البحريني لديه حالة "الوضع الظاهر" ضد نظام آل خليفة. دعاوي التعذيب المنتشرة وتقارير منظمات حقوق الإنسان تظهر بأن الحكومة كانت على علم بالتعذيب المنتشر و...

 

Report of the Prima Facie case of Human Rights Violations,  torture, and violations of the Geneva Converntion in Bahrain.  Discourse that has occured between Nabeel Rajab and Bassiouni.

 

http://www.supportbahrainrights.com/

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Dr. Aafia Siddiqui Sister Exclusive Interview By Rabiah Baig 2009 - juzp ~ music box

Dr. Aafia Siddiqui Sister Exclusive Interview By Rabiah Baig 2009 - juzp ~ music box | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Dr. Aafia Siddiqui Sister Dr.Fauzia Siddiqui Exclusive Interview By Rabiah Baig For GEO NEWS 2009...
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Daily Independent - Dr Aafia Siddiqui: In her own words

On the same day that President Obama stood in front of the world to deliver a beautiful speech about the importance of human rights, justice and democracy to America, and only a few miles away, a young woman was receiving 86 years sentencing for bogus charges that many have described as nothing short of absurdity. On the afternoon of September 23, 2010, federal judge, Berman in
Manhattan, sentenced the young woman, Dr Aafia Siddiqui, to life imprisonment for assaulting two FBI agents, two Army interpreters, and three US Army officers when she, a frail woman weighing only 110-pound, “burst from behind the curtain, grabbed an American soldier’s rifle (weighing 10-12 Kilos) and started firing”. According to the allegation against her, she hit no one but was herself shot in the abdomen.

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Bahrain government fires hundreds of employees for political views

Bahrain government fires hundreds of employees for political views | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

More than 100 Bahraini government employees have been fired in recent weeks for their political views, signaling an ongoing campaign to crush dissent in the wake of a pro-democracy uprising this spring.

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They join 600 workers who have already been forced to leave government ministries and universities and about 1,900 workers sacked by private businesses this spring.

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طلق مباشر على منزل Sa'ar village Aug19

طلق مباشر على منزل في قرية سار 19-08-2011...

SF's fire teargas directly on homes in the dead of night....no protest, no crowd control, nothing but sectarian malice.....

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Sitra Massacre مجزرة سترة - Video Only

Sitra Massacre Bahrain - Sitra Island 15th of March 2011 A lot of photos were captured in the Sitra Medical Center, but no one knows how did the Sitra Massac...
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Bahrain frees nursing official charged in crackdown on medical personnel

Bahrain frees nursing official charged in crackdown on medical personnel | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahraini authorities have released the country’s top nursing official after five months in custody .

Rula al-Safar, & Jalila al-Salman    

 

GREAT NEWS!  Welcome home!

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What the World Needs Now is ........Love | Hindu Festival in Hertfordshire

What the World Needs Now is ........Love | Hindu Festival in Hertfordshire | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

'Festival of peace'
He said: "Jesus taught to love God with all your heart, mind and soul is the first great commandment, and that's what all great spiritual teachers and great incarnations all teach.

"And rather than fighting over sectarian views, if we understand the essence of our own religion we'll understand that essence within all religion.

"And there will be respect and appreciation and love for each other.

"That's the greatest need in this world."

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What Happened to My Bahrain Friend

My Bahraini friend, Hasan al-Sahaf, has been released from prison. Here's his account of what happened.
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Bahrain economy seen shrinking 1.6% in 2011 - Politics & Economics - ArabianBusiness.com

Bahrain economy seen shrinking 1.6% in 2011 - Politics & Economics - ArabianBusiness.com | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Bahrain is set to see its economy contract by 1.6 percent this year on the back of the social unrest that hit the country earlier this year, Business Monitor International has said in a new report.

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Gerilla Sesinden - Koma Se Reng 15 Tebax 2011 HQ

PKK GERILLA SEROK APO SEHID NAMIRIN BOTAN CUDI SERHILDAN AVASIN GEWER AMED CEWLIK HPG ARGK ERNK YJA STAR HER BIJI YENI...|  These are the children of the Kurds, brothers, sisters, sons & daugthers!

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Libyan rebels release fuel after refinery capture

Libyan rebels release fuel after refinery capture | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
OUTSIDE ZAWIYAH, Libya (Reuters) - Libyan rebels sought to ease fuel shortages in their newly won territory west of the capital Tripoli on Saturday, releasing stockpiles from a refinery they seized from...
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Libya rebels take Zawiyah | Video | Reuters.com

Libya rebels take Zawiyah | Video | Reuters.com | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Aug 20 - Libyan rebels regain control of Zawiyah after taking the hospital in the strategic port city just 50km from Tripoli. Sunita Rappai reports.
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Stinger grenade rubber balls

Stinger grenade rubber balls | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

These are the projectiles of these grenades.  A stinger grenade may have any of a set of characteristics:  Flash, bang, CSgas, and stingers.   Used for crowd dispersal after CS, and rubberbullets have failed.  

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Stinger Grenade used in Bahrain: possibly of German Manufacture

Stinger Grenade  used in Bahrain:  possibly of German Manufacture | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Grenades detonate with a 1 million candlepower flash, a 150 Db report, and send out 150-180 rubber balls or pellets of 25-32mm size in 360 degrees of arc.   Designed for crowd dispersal.  Intended to land within 50 ft of the group.  Only causes severe injuries if detonated in very close proximity to a person.

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Information clearing House: A Catalogue of Failures:

Amnesty International is opposed to the transfer of military, security, and police equipment, technology and expertise that can reasonably be assumed will contribute to human rights violations in the receiving country, and has consistently appealed to the G8 governments to abide by this principle which they have long recognised but never fully implemented.

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Annual foreign policy conference in Bahrain called off

Annual foreign policy conference in Bahrain called off | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

The Bahraini government and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) will not hold what would have been the 8th annual Manama Security Dialogue this year because of the social upheaval and subsequent government crackdown in the country.

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Kansas City Mayor Urged to Revoke Medal from Bahraini King | Human Rights First

Kansas City Mayor Urged to Revoke Medal from Bahraini King | Human Rights First | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First is urging Mayor James of Kansas City, Missouri, to request the return of the Kansas Medal of Freedom from Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in light of his regime’s continuing violent crackdown on pro-democracy activists. The King received the award in the early 1970’s, according to the Bahraini Embassy’s website.

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