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An interminable trial for tweeting – when will it end?

Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was arrested 365 days ago for tweets against the war in Yemen, and his 13th hearing of his endless trial is tomorrow, writes Sophie Baggott.

Filed in: Bahrain

Five years after Bahrain’s revolution, five new ways to protest

Human rights defenders in the country continue to shine a light on the regime’s abuses, writes Erin Kilbride.

Filed in: Bahrain Human Rights

For their eyes only

Michaela Whitton considers unlawful surveillance and the crushing of dissent.

Filed in: Bahrain England Human Rights Technology

Interview with Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Cristiana Moisescu talks to the Bahraini activist, who smiles in the face of adversity.

Filed in: Bahrain Human Rights

We are the people, we are the giant

A new documentary on the Arab Spring, We Are The Giant, delves into the lives of three activists from Libya, Bahrain and Syria. Cristiana Moisescu explores its story.

Filed in: Activism Bahrain

What lies behind Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with Bahrain?

Two years ago today, the UK supported a brutal crackdown against Bahraini citizens. Andrew Smith writes.

Filed in: Arms Bahrain United Kingdom