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Bahraini protesters demand ouster of Al Khalifa regime

Anti-regime protesters have staged demonstrations in different places across Bahrain to voice their demand for the ouster of the Al Khalifa regime. The protesters staged night-time rallies in the capital, Manama, and in the village of Sanabis, situated in the suburbs of the Bahraini capital, calling on the Al Khalifa royal family to relinquish power. The protesters reportedly called themselves Fasting Revol ...

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Bahraini Teenage Protester Sentenced To 65 Years In Jail

A Bahraini court has sentenced a teenage protester to 65 years in prison for taking part in anti-regime protests in the tiny Persian Gulf monarchy. Akbar Ali al-Kishi is the youngest Bahraini activist put in jail by the Al Khalifah regime. Kishi was wounded in April 2009 by birdshot pellets when he was only 14 years old after Bahraini forces attacked a protest rally in the village of Sanabis. He has also be ...

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Bahrain forces attack pro-democracy demonstrators

Saudi-backed security forces have attacked anti-regime protesters in Bahrain by teargas and birdshots. On Saturday, pro-democracy protesters took to streets of the nearby villages of Nuwaidrat and al-Eker, in the south of the capital Manama, where clashes erupted. There were no immediate reports of casualties amid media blackout on Bahraini opposition against the Al Khalifa regime. The demonstrators called ...

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Bahrain judiciary used to hiding torture crimes: Inmates

A group of political prisoners in Bahrain says the country’s judiciary is used to covering up torture crimes against thousands of inmates. The inmates in Bahrain’s Dry Dock prison made the announcement in a Thursday statement, calling for the boycott of the judiciary system. The statement said that the judiciary covers up “torture crimes perpetrated against at least 4,000 prisoners and detainees in Bahrain. ...

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Bahraini regime distorts opp. figure’s speeches: Lawyer

The Bahraini regime has distorted speeches by senior opposition figure and former lawmaker Khalil al-Marzooq to mislead judges involved in his trial, a lawyer says. “The Public Prosecution and Interior Ministry have removed the word ‘peaceful’ from al-Marzooq’s speeches to mislead the judiciary,” said Jalila al-Sayed, a Bahraini lawyer and member of the defense team in the trial of al-Marzooq. Al-Marzooq wa ...

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Bahrainis demand Al Khalifa step down

Pro-democracy demonstrators have taken to streets in Bahrain, demanding that the Al Khalifa regime step down. On Friday, the protesters staged anti-regime demonstrations in the Manama suburb of Sanabis and the northeastern island of Sitra. A similar protest was also held in the village of Samaheej, located on the northern coast of Muharraq island. Since mid-February 2011, thousands of pro-democracy proteste ...

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Bahraini police crack down on Sitra protest rallies

Bahraini security forces have intensified their brutal crackdown on anti-regime protesters as police clash with demonstrators holding rallies in several villages in the island of Sitra near the capital Manama. The Bahraini regime’s Saudi-backed police forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters Wednesday evening at crowds of protesters that were holding rallies against the persisting crackdown on ant ...

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Bahraini regime forces attack anti-regime protesters

Bahraini regime forces have once again attacked anti-regime protesters in the town of Sanad, south of the capital, Manama. Tensions flared up on Saturday when security forces used tear gas to disperse the demonstrators in the northern town. In return, the protesters threw stones at police cars. Several protest rallies were also held in different parts of the country against the ongoing crackdown on anti-reg ...

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Bahrain plays political game against opposition: Analyst

A recent ruling by a Bahraini court sentencing four people to life in prison is part of the regime’s political game against the opposition, a political analyst says. In an interview with Press TV on Tuesday, Jawad Fairooz, a former member of the Bahraini parliament, said the ruling is biased as such verdicts in the Persian Gulf monarchy are issued by the direct order of the Manama regime. “The judge usually ...

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Bahraini forces intensify crackdown on protests

Bahraini regime forces have intensified crackdown on protests, clashing with mourners after the funeral of an anti-government protester on the island of Sitra. According to reports on Sunday, at least one person suffered injuries after Bahraini forces fired tear gas to disperse the mourners. The mourners reportedly urged Manama to probe the cause of the death of Ali Faisal al-Akrawi. Akrawi was killed in a ...

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