Hamid Dabashi: Bahrain and the Democratic Uprising

Dandelion Salad

 on Jul 14, 2011

Hamid Dabashi: The Cold War delayed the democratic movement in the Arab world, but it will not be stopped now

Bahrain and the Democratic Uprising

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President Obama: Push for a Real National Dialogue in Bahrain!

Despite an ongoing national dialogue between the Bahraini government and some parts of civil society, the government continues to intimidate, torture, and detain human rights defenders, and shoot at civilians.

While the United States has taken many positive steps in addressing human rights violations committed by the Bahraini government, more needs to be done as the crackdown on pro-democracy activists and their supporters continues.

via President Obama: Push for a Real National Dialogue in Bahrain!

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20-Year-old Poet and others imprisoned in Bahrain

“How can you have a dialogue with someone who is holding a gun to your head?” by Timothy V. Gatto and Finian Cunningham

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