Bahrain Anti Government Protests

'Activism', For Better or for Worse?

Salman Al Jalahma | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Salman Al Jalahma

'Activism' is a funny little thing. A word that by definition means an action to bring a social or political change. However, most define the word as helping the greater good by rebelling against an establishment of some sort. And everyone is aroused by a little rebellion.

Bahrain: Power to the People... But Where Are They?

Salman Al Jalahma | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Politics
Salman Al Jalahma

The calls for 'Tamarrod' in recent months hoped to mimic the immense support the 'Rebellion' movement received in Egypt, consequently reigniting the m...

Bahrain: The Bigger Picture

Salman Al Jalahma | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Politics
Salman Al Jalahma

In reality, Bahrain has an extremely complex political and societal fabric that needs to be understood. The vast spectrum of opinions consequently led to the formation of 21 political societies, all whose voices need to be considered to ensure change by consensus.

Bahrain Police Question British TV Crew

The Huffington Post UK/PA | David Hobbs | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK

A British TV crew were held and questioned at a police station in Bahrain as they filmed ahead of Sunday's Grand Prix. The ITV team of five had tra...

Bernie Ecclestone Compares Bahrain Protesters With Anti-Thatcherites

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Sport

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone has compared Bahrain protesters to those taking part in anti-Thatcher demonstrations saying "you will always get people tha...

PHOTOS: Temperatures Rise In Bahrain As F1 Grand Prix Nears

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Updated: 12 April 2013 information from race organisers Tension in Bahrain is rising again as the country prepares for next weekend's Grand Prix, 1...

Bahrain Protests Grow After Video Shows Alleged Police Brutality (PICTURES, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

Bahrain authorities have launched an investigation into alleged police brutality after officers were secretly filmed beating up an unarmed man. The...

'What Have We Got To Lose?'

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

Protesters in Bahrain have stepped up their campaign against the country's rulers and moved their demonstrations into the capital, where they have bee...

PICTURES: Demonstrations Intensify Ahead Of Sunday's Race

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK

The body of a man has been found following clashes between protesters and police overnight in Bahrain. The victim had been shot, according to activist...

Bahrain May Have Used Facebook To Arrest Protesters, Film Alleges

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK

When Bahrain erupted in anti-government protests in February, many in the West extolled the positive role played by social media sites such as Faceboo...