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Bahrain

CrisisWatch Bahrain

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Govt 16 Aug rejected finding of UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention that jailing of activist Nabeel Rajab was “unlawful” and “discriminatory”. Amid ongoing feud with Qatar, govt 21 Aug said it would no longer issue visas to Qataris. Ali Mushaima, son of jailed opposition leader Hassan Mushaima, 1 Aug began hunger strike outside Bahraini embassy in London to protest govt’s alleged refusal to allow his father medical treatment; Hassan Mushaima taken to hospital for cancer scan 28 Aug, but son continued hunger strike end month.

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Reports & Briefings

Popular Protest in North Africa and the Middle East (VIII): Bahrain’s Rocky Road to Reform

Popular Protest in North Africa and the Middle East (VIII): Bahrain’s Rocky Road to Reform

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Popular Protests in North Africa and the Middle East (III): The Bahrain Revolt

Popular Protests in North Africa and the Middle East (III): The Bahrain Revolt

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Disengagement and Its Discontents: What Will the Israeli Settlers Do?

Disengagement and Its Discontents: What Will the Israeli Settlers Do?

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Bahrain's Sectarian Challenge

Bahrain's Sectarian Challenge

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In The News

9 Jun 2017
It's not the attacks that are surprising. It's that Iran has been able to avoid one for so long. The attacks were a wake-up call for Iran's security apparatus. Reuters

Ali Vaez

Project Director, Iran