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Bahrain's Black Flag Grand Prix

Neil Durkin | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

Like last year and the year before that (when the Bahrain race was cancelled), the imminent arrival of hi-tech racing cars, celebrity drivers, harassed team crews (and doubtless several crates of soon-to-be-wasted Mo√ęt) on the tiny island state of Bahrain has now become an annual occasion for examining the country's human rights record. That record, like the famous Formula One finishing flag, is ... well, extremely chequered.

Force India Formula 1 Team Witness Petrol Bomb Attack In Bahrain

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Sport

Members of the Force India Formula 1 team were caught up in a petrol bomb attack in Bahrain on Wednesday. One of the team members has returned home...

Six Months On: How Bahrain's Street Was Silenced

Leo Cendrowicz | Posted 14.10.2011 | UK Politics
Leo Cendrowicz

Six months ago, Bahrain seemed to be swept along with the Arab Spring. Today, however, hopes for real change seem dim.