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Bahrain: Shouting in the dark

"The story of the Arab revolution that was abandoned by the Arabs, forsaken by the West and forgotten by the world."

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Arab Spring Not Everywhere

Bahrain put down an uprising and said it would introduce changes. But so far, little has changed in a country where Shiite Muslims make up most of the population but have very little power. 
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The Strange Revolution in Bahrain

The Strange Revolution in Bahrain | Geography Education | Scoop.it

"The revolt in little Bahrain is easy to ignore. But it’s actually part of a big global story."

 

This is the Arab Spring uprising that the media forgot...it's a small country so the seemingly unsuccessful uprising got shelved for more important news.  At the heart of this uprising in the Shia vs. Sunni schism, with the government being controlled by the minority Sunni (and backed by the Saudi government and military which is also Sunni). 

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