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Salem-News.com (Sep-14-2015 17:01)

Al Khalifa Regime Arrests Senior Shia Cleric in Bahrain

His daughter and granddaughter were also arrested.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Bahrain protest Bahraini regime forces have arrested a prominent Shia Muslim cleric as the ruling Al Khalifa monarchy is pressing ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown on opposition forces and political dissidents in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.

On Saturday, Bahraini forces detained Sheikh Ahmad al-Jidhafsi at a security checkpoint in the industrial neighborhood of Sitra, which is located about 12 kilometers (seven miles) southeast of the capital, Manama, after delivering a speech at an anti-regime gathering.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-17-2014 21:58)

Do We Care About People If They Live in Bahrain?

For three years now, Saudi Arabia has been aiding the King of Bahrain in his crackdown on the people of Bahrain.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Bahrain protest I had a heck of a time making sense of the U.S. Navy's new motto "A Global Force for Good" until I realized that it meant "We are a global force, and wherever we go we're never leaving."

For three years now people in the little island nation of Bahrain have been nonviolently protesting and demanding democratic reforms.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-27-2013 11:50)

Call for the Immediate Release of Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

Human Rights Ambassador, William Nicholas Gomes, Calls for the immediate release of human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Nabeel Rajab Nabeel Ahmed Abdulrasool Rajab (Arabic: نبيل أحمد عبدالرسول رجب‎, born on 1 September 1964) is a Bahraini human rights activist and opposition leader. He is president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights.

He is also a prominent international human rights activist. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of Human Rights Watch's Middle East Division, Deputy Secretary General for the International Federation for Human Rights, former chairman of CARAM Asia, member of the Advisory Board of the Bahrain Rehabilitation and Anti-Violence Organization, and president of Gulf Center for Human Rights.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-20-2013 01:11)

F1 and History of Western Complicity in Bahrain Torture

Ian Henderson died a few days ago, finally.

(LONDON) - Ian Henderson, the 'Butcher of Baharain' As FI begins in Bahrain, in an attempt to normalise the al-Khalifa regime, it is worth remembering the Western complicity in torture and repression in Bahrain goes back a long way.

The Butcher of Bahrain, Ian Henderson, died on Sunday 14th April 2013, having escaped justice.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-01-2012 16:23)

Bahrain Delegation to Visit Gaza

This visit could put Palestine on the map and bring real change to Gaza.

(LOS ANGELES Akashma News) - Delegation from Bahrain Hamad Al-Khalifa will visit Gaza City Thursday to open two schools which have been funded by the Bahrain Royal Charity Organization,” a source close to UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, said Tuesday.

There are rumors all over the internet about the visit of Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa to Gaza, but the Bahrain News Agency does not have any news relating to this high expected visit.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-18-2012 01:28)

Bahrain: Questioning and Detention of Human Rights Defender Mr Mohammed Al-Maskati

William Nicholas Gomes fights for a Bahrain human rights defender.

(SALEM) - Mohammed Al-Maskati Just two days ago, Mohammed Al-Maskati, who is a prominent human rights defender in Bahrain, was taken into custody where he remains now.

From what we are told, Mohammed Al-Maskati was summoned to Hoora Police Station for interrogation on accusations of 'rioting' and 'participating in illegal gathering'.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-04-2012 22:35)

Bahrain: Medical Professionals Arrested and Imprisoned

Doctors detained and tortured in ally Bahrain for treating demonstrators.

(SALEM) - Dr. Ali Al Ekri It is never less than amazing to watch the level of human abuse the United States government will overlook, while at other times, toppling long-standing governments for accusations of the same times.

In this event the U.S. ally is its long-standing business, political and military partner Bahrain, a country that unleashes a fury toward medical practitioners who attempt to treat those who speak out against radically unfair government policies.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-17-2012 00:28)

Bahrain: Ongoing Arbitrary Detention and Judicial Harassment of Nabeel Rajab

Nabeel Rajab is head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and a member of Human Rights Watch.

(SALEM) - Nabeel Rajab New information has emerged in the case in Bahrain against a prominent Human Rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, who was arrested for writing messages on Twitter.

Bahrain, which narrowly escaped a major revolution during the Arab Spring, is a strong ally of the U.S. noted for many Human Rights abuses and for arbitrary detention and worse.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2012 00:52)

Bahrain: Immediately Release Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab

Human rights ambassador William Gomes contacts Bahrain's Minister of Foreign Affairs over the arrest of a prominent activist- all over 6 Tweets.

(SALEM) - Nabeel Rajab Nabeel Rajab, a highly respected human rights activist in Bahrain, was arrested for 6 tweets posted on 2 June 2012.

“I was targeted because I was exercising my right to defend human rights, which is a right that is stipulated by the Bahraini constitution,” Rajab said.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-03-2012 15:32)

The Devilish Plan of Saudi-Bahrain Merger

Unquestionably, Bahrain's annexation to Saudi Arabia will pose a serious threat to the security and stability of the Persian Gulf.

(TEHRAN) - Arab annexation of Bahrain Members of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council plan to annex the soil of Bahrain to Saudi Arabia and form a greater Arab union.

The move attests to the fact that the tyrannical and merciless rulers of Arab sheikhdoms in the Persian Gulf are still obliviously living in the colonial era.

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