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# bahrain - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Torture and other human rights abuses continuing in Bahrain – Amnesty report
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Torture and other human rights abuses continuing in Bahrain – Amnesty report

Apr 17th 2012, 7:05 AM 1,155 Views 8 Comments

The Bahraini government insists it is on the road to reform – but Amnesty International has condemned its “piecemeal” efforts, accusing that state of continuing human rights violations including torture.

# bahrain - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Formula One announcement sparks unrest in Bahrain
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Formula One announcement sparks unrest in Bahrain

Apr 14th 2012, 11:10 AM 2,564 Views 7 Comments

The FIA’s decision to go ahead with next week’s Bahrain Grand Prix has triggered a renewal of hostilities between riot police and anti-government protestors.

# bahrain - Friday 13 April, 2012

Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead – FIA
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Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead – FIA

Apr 13th 2012, 12:42 PM 1,999 Views 20 Comments

Formula One’s governing body say they are happy with the security measures in place ahead of the race on 22 April.

# bahrain - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Ecclestone: Bahrain decision will come down to the teams
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Ecclestone: Bahrain decision will come down to the teams

Apr 10th 2012, 11:55 AM 177 Views 0 Comments

The F1 supremo says he can’t force anyone to travel to Bahrain, while pressing home the fact that ‘commercially they have to go.’

# bahrain - Monday 9 April, 2012

Formula 1 urged to "voice some concern" for hunger striker Abdulhadi
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Formula 1 urged to "voice some concern" for hunger striker Abdulhadi

Apr 9th 2012, 7:03 PM 9,028 Views 15 Comments

Abdulhadi Al Khawaja is entering his 61st day of hunger strike. Eoin Lynch tells us his story and why people are calling on those involved with Formula 1 to speak out about Abdulhadi’s imprisonment.

# bahrain - Saturday 7 April, 2012

FIA monitoring Bahrain situation as pressure mounts to cancel GP
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FIA monitoring Bahrain situation as pressure mounts to cancel GP

Apr 7th 2012, 1:27 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

It’s looking more and more likely that the fourth race of the season will be axed for the second year in a row.

# bahrain - Monday 2 April, 2012

Hunger-striking Bahraini activist begins appeal against life sentence
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Hunger-striking Bahraini activist begins appeal against life sentence

Apr 2nd 2012, 1:55 PM 1,319 Views 7 Comments

Around 20 opposition figures convicted for anti-state offences arising from last year’s uprising are appealing against their convictions.

# bahrain - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Ireland's James McGee claims singles and doubles titles in Bahrain
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Ireland's James McGee claims singles and doubles titles in Bahrain

Apr 1st 2012, 12:38 PM 687 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner did not drop a single set on his way to a win in the singles final against Jordi Samper-Montana of Spain.

# bahrain - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Bahrain chief can not guarantee spectator safety at upcoming Grand Prix
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Bahrain chief can not guarantee spectator safety at upcoming Grand Prix

Mar 27th 2012, 5:48 PM 455 Views 0 Comments

Sheikh Abdullah bin Isa Al Khalifa does hope that the race plays a big role in uniting the Gulf kingdom, however.

# bahrain - Thursday 1 March, 2012

FIFA to investigate Bahrain's 10-0 World Cup win
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FIFA to investigate Bahrain's 10-0 World Cup win

Mar 1st 2012, 10:30 PM 744 Views 4 Comments

Bahrain’s win raised suspicions because it needed to make up a nine-goal deficit on rival Qatar in the group standings to have a chance of advancing to the next round.

# bahrain - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Going ahead: F1 bosses have no plans to abandon Bahrain visit
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Going ahead: F1 bosses have no plans to abandon Bahrain visit

Feb 15th 2012, 1:34 PM 170 Views 0 Comments

Calls from human rights groups for the FIA to withdraw Bahrain from their race calendar have fallen on deaf ears.

Oireachtas committee meets over human rights abuse in Bahrain
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Oireachtas committee meets over human rights abuse in Bahrain

Feb 15th 2012, 7:15 AM 938 Views 6 Comments

Foreign affairs committee to hear of Irish-trained medics jailed over protests in Bahrain, as well as efforts to support human rights defenders.

# bahrain - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Continued clashes in Bahrain on anniversary of revolution
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Continued clashes in Bahrain on anniversary of revolution

Feb 14th 2012, 5:00 PM 993 Views 0 Comments

The protests continue today as people attempt to get to Pearl Square, which was the epicenter of protests last year.

# bahrain - Monday 13 February, 2012

Public service announcement of the day
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Public service announcement of the day

Feb 13th 2012, 1:55 PM 3,770 Views 6 Comments

Courtesy of Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior…

# bahrain - Friday 10 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 10th 2012, 7:45 PM 6,468 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

# bahrain - Sunday 29 January, 2012

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?
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One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

Jan 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,762 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

# bahrain - Monday 16 January, 2012

The story behind the giant banner on St Stephen's Green
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The story behind the giant banner on St Stephen's Green

Jan 16th 2012, 7:45 PM 13,891 Views 14 Comments

You may have seen the picture of Abdulhadi Al Khawaja – but do you know why a three-storey-high banner of him is hanging from a building in the centre of Dublin?

# bahrain - Monday 26 December, 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
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In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,834 Views 3 Comments

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

# bahrain - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Explosion outside British embassy in Bahrain
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Explosion outside British embassy in Bahrain

Dec 4th 2011, 2:41 PM 1,094 Views 0 Comments

No-one was injured in the blast, which occurred just 50 metres away from the British embassy in Manama.

# bahrain - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Fresh 'evidence' brought against Bahraini medics, retrial adjourned
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Fresh 'evidence' brought against Bahraini medics, retrial adjourned

Nov 29th 2011, 12:36 PM 893 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors accusing 20 medics of inciting anti-government demonstrations in Bahrain have presented a range weapons – claiming that doctors, nurses and paramedics stockpiled them in a hospital to support violent protest.

# bahrain - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Bahrain's king criticises investigation distancing Iran from Arab Spring
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Bahrain's king criticises investigation distancing Iran from Arab Spring

Nov 23rd 2011, 10:01 PM 1,890 Views 2 Comments

The king of Bahrain says the investigator charged with probing the government’s crackdown on civilian protests uncovered “real shortcomings” from state institutions.

# bahrain - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Bahrain to retry medics jailed for treating protesters
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Bahrain to retry medics jailed for treating protesters

Oct 6th 2011, 11:40 AM 184 Views 4 Comments

The Gulf state will re-examine the cases of 20 medical personnel who were given jail sentences ranging from five to 15 years for treating protesters wounded in anti-government demonstrators.

# bahrain - Saturday 1 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Oct 1st 2011, 8:59 AM 1,375 Views 5 Comments

Nine things you should know this morning…

UN condemns sentencing of doctors in Bahrain
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UN condemns sentencing of doctors in Bahrain

Oct 1st 2011, 8:05 AM 352 Views 12 Comments

Twenty doctors, some of whom trained in Ireland, have been sentenced to between five and 15 years in prison for treating anti-government protesters.

# bahrain - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Heavy security in Bahrain for parliament elections
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Heavy security in Bahrain for parliament elections

Sep 24th 2011, 7:23 AM 131 Views 2 Comments

As demonstrations continue, security forces in Bahrain have blocked demonstrators on their march toward Pearl roundabout.

# bahrain - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Bahraini teenager killed during protests
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Bahraini teenager killed during protests

Aug 31st 2011, 5:39 PM 167 Views 0 Comments

Relatives of a 14-year-old boy in Bahrain have said the teenager died after police fired a tear gas canister during anti-government protests.

# bahrain - Friday 5 August, 2011

F1 to return to Bahrain in November 2012
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F1 to return to Bahrain in November 2012

Aug 5th 2011, 4:12 PM 150 Views 0 Comments

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has announced that Formula One will return to Bahrain in November of next year. The decision has not been without its critics.

# bahrain - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Negotiation talks begin amid Bahrain's protest crackdown
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Negotiation talks begin amid Bahrain's protest crackdown

Jul 2nd 2011, 12:30 PM 122 Views 1 Comment

The kingdom’s biggest Shiite party agreed to join today’s talks at the last minute, but it isn’t too optimistic about how where the discussion will lead.

# bahrain - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Bahrain sentences rights activists to life in prison
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Bahrain sentences rights activists to life in prison

Jun 22nd 2011, 12:23 PM 217 Views 7 Comments

The crackdown on anti-government dissent continues…

# bahrain - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Bahrain to sue The Independent over 'one-sided' reporting
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Bahrain to sue The Independent over 'one-sided' reporting

Jun 15th 2011, 12:17 PM 950 Views 9 Comments

The government of Bahrain intends to sue the British newspaper over its alleged “defamatory and premeditated media campaign” against both it and Saudi Arabia.

# bahrain - Sunday 12 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 12th 2011, 7:09 PM 1,993 Views 0 Comments

In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.

Woman sentenced to prison in Bahrain after reciting poetry criticising rulers
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Woman sentenced to prison in Bahrain after reciting poetry criticising rulers

Jun 12th 2011, 2:23 PM 341 Views 11 Comments

Twenty-year-old Ayat al-Qurmezi was convicted of inciting hatred and anti-state charges after reading poems which were critical of Bahrain’s king and prime minister.

# bahrain - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Bahraini doctors face trial for treating anti-government protesters
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Bahraini doctors face trial for treating anti-government protesters

Jun 7th 2011, 9:01 AM 269 Views 1 Comment

47 doctors and nurses are arraigned at a closed hearing, accused of participating in the Shiite demonstrations.

# bahrain - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Obama promises US action to "encourage reform" in Arab world
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Obama promises US action to "encourage reform" in Arab world

May 19th 2011, 6:08 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

In a wide-ranging speech, the US President appeals for a new drive to settle the Israel-Palestine conflict.

# bahrain - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Shatter confirms details of Ireland's first visa waiver scheme
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Shatter confirms details of Ireland's first visa waiver scheme

May 11th 2011, 6:54 PM 1,832 Views 0 Comments

Justice minister Alan Shatter announces the 14 countries to which the visa waiver will apply from July 1.

# bahrain - Sunday 8 May, 2011

King of Bahrain orders end to martial law
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King of Bahrain orders end to martial law

May 8th 2011, 5:00 PM 650 Views 0 Comments

Three-month-long state of emergency is coming to an end, the monarch declares on the same day 21 people are put on trial for allegedly plotting to overthrow him.

Pro-democracy activists in Bahrain go on trial at military court
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Pro-democracy activists in Bahrain go on trial at military court

May 8th 2011, 1:09 PM 326 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-one people are accused of wanting to overthrow the ruling monarchy and engaging with a foreign terrorist group.

# bahrain - Saturday 7 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 7th 2011, 7:49 PM 2,901 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Daily Fix: Video of Bin Laden watching video of himself; a reduction on Ireland’s bailout interest rate; cheaper rail fares, David Beckham in a car accident; and an incredible new flexible phone.

Bahraini government officials extend loyalty pledge campaign to Facebook, Twitter
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Bahraini government officials extend loyalty pledge campaign to Facebook, Twitter

May 7th 2011, 4:35 PM 557 Views 0 Comments

‘Loyalty books’ had been placed around the country for signature and comments before the online versions were launched.

# bahrain - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Bahrain sentences four to death after anti-government demos
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Bahrain sentences four to death after anti-government demos

Apr 28th 2011, 11:09 AM 342 Views 0 Comments

Four demonstrators are sentenced to death, and another three given life in prison, for killing police officers last month.