‘Oppression of Bahrain Subjects by the Ruling Family in Bahrain in the early 1900s: The Full List

Back in August I wrote a blog post about the abuses carried out by the Al Khalifa family and their fidawis against the Baharna in the early 1900s. I included a number of examples provided by the then Political Agent Major Daly. Below is the full list of abuses provided by Major Daly. It is also … Continue reading ‘Oppression of Bahrain Subjects by the Ruling Family in Bahrain in the early 1900s: The Full List

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How camels led to murder and sectarian tension in Bahrain

It was interesting to read today that Bahrain was thinking of bringing back camel racing, which apparently 'died off as the animals slipped out of regular use'. The announcement of this camel racing followed a 2-day meeting in which all things camel were discussed, including an initiative to map all the camel herds in Bahrain. Presumably … Continue reading How camels led to murder and sectarian tension in Bahrain

Viral Justice: The MOI’s Continued Failure to Hold Police Accountable Despite Evidence

On 9th December, the Ministry of the Interior announced that they would be launching an investigation into the brutal arrest of a young man in the village of Diraz. This announcement came after a video of the incident was distributed on Twitter and Facebook the day before. The video in question shows police hitting and slapping … Continue reading Viral Justice: The MOI’s Continued Failure to Hold Police Accountable Despite Evidence