The Graves of Sitra

by Jay Romano “These kids were killed by the police during our revolution.” A week ago I landed in Bahrain. After exiting the comfort of the air-conditioned airport into the harsh desert heat, I jumped into a cab and sped… Continue Reading

Pro-Regime Talking Heads Spin Bahrain State Department Report

by Emile Nakhleh The State Department’s Inspector General’s report on the US Embassy in Bahrain, which I have been asked to comment on, has generated much reaction, both among the pro-government factions and within the opposition. The opposition fears that a… Continue Reading

Bahrain Repression Continues Amid Sham Trials

by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News The lengthy prison sentences handed down to 50 Shia activists last week and the refusal of Bahraini courts to hear their allegations of torture once again confirm the regime’s continued repression of the opposition.… Continue Reading