Are Bahrain’s police being given more scope for violence and impunity?

Any joy to be taken in the fact the Bahrain-Saudi Union has floundered will undoubtedly be short lived. Indeed, the Bahrain press have been keen to stress that a union it is still on-track, and that it will be fully endorsed when the GCC next meet in Manama in December this year. It has also … Continue reading Are Bahrain’s police being given more scope for violence and impunity?

No Media Reform in Bahrain

Back in October Bahrain announced that it would be opening a brand new media city, complete with new buildings, technological stuff, and an attractive investment climate. The purpose, 'to entice companies operating in the media arena'. Like middle-aged men who buy expensive sport cars, one can't help thinking that this move was one of overcompensation - … Continue reading No Media Reform in Bahrain