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

Why Bahrain’s Al-Khalifa Family Is Losing the Right to Rule

by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News By continuing its repressive policies and refusing to engage civil society and moderate political groups in meaningful dialogue for genuine reform, the Khalifa family has squandered its legitimate right to rule Bahrain. King Hamad… Continue Reading