Obama and Bahrain: How to Save Al-Khalifa Rule

by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News Despite the start of a government-inspired dialogue with the opposition Sunday, the Bahraini government continues to jail dissidents, arrest demonstrators, and use a rigged judicial system to convict them. Although the Al-Khalifa regime officially… Continue Reading

Bahrain Repression Belies Government Stand on Dialogue

by Emile Nakhleh Bahrain remains a repressive state, and civil rights are violated daily. Forty-one years ago, Bahrain celebrated its first year independence as a budding democracy.¬† This December it will celebrate its forty-second independence as a practitioner of repression… Continue Reading