Manama

middle east

The US Journalists Held in Bahrain Have Been Released

A lawyer for the four American journalists detained in Bahrain said on Tuesday that they were on their way to the airport to leave the country.
Reuters News Agency
2.16.16
middle east

Bahrain Arrests Four Americans During Protests on Fifth Anniversary of Failed Uprising

Bahraini police have arrested four US citizens, including one the Gulf Kingdom accuses of taking part in protests on Sunday, a senior police official said, although local media described them as journalists covering a protest.
Reuters and VICE News
2.15.16
middle east

Bahrain Arrests Human Rights Champion Nabeel Rajab for 'Harming Civil Peace'

"They want to keep me as long as they can inside Bahrain, so that I can't do interviews, meet officials, or speak at the United Nations," Rajab said.
Katie Engelhart
4.2.15
iran

Lawyers Question Legality of British Naval Base in Bahrain

The lawyers say Britain did not conduct a review of human rights risks before agreeing to build the base in the country, VICE News has learned.
Katie Engelhart
3.17.15
politics

Police Fire Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets at Bahrain Protesters on Anniversary of 2011 Uprising

Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Manama to mark the fourth anniversary of the uprising against the country’s Sunni monarchy.
Olivia Becker
2.14.15
bahrain

We Spoke With Two Men the Bahraini Government Just Labeled Terrorists

In a purported move to fight terror, Bahrain has stripped the citizenship of 72 people. Some of them are with the Islamic State — but others are simply pro-democracy advocates.
Katie Engelhart
2.3.15
News

The Bahraini Government Is Still Repressing Its Critics

The government claims it's open to talks with the opposition, but it's also imprisoning its opponents and cracking down on journalists and a
تجربة
11.25.13
News

The Bahraini Government Is Still Repressing Its Critics

The government claims it's open to talks with the opposition, but it's also imprisoning its opponents and cracking down on journalists and anyone else it doesn't like.
Zoe Holman
11.14.13