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Is Bahrain now under martial law?

Is Bahrain now under martial law?

Bahrain’s upper parliamentary house has approved a measure that will allow civilians charged with “damaging public interest”, or very broadly defined terrorism offences, to be tried in military courts. Human rights activists claim the constitutional amendment effectively criminalises dissent. Sayed ...

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Bahraini regime forces attack pro-democracy demos

Bahraini regime forces attack pro-democracy demos

Bahraini regime forces have engaged in clashes with separate groups of people protesting against the Al Khalifah regime’s ferocious crackdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the kingdom. On Tuesday evening, dozens of people took to the streets in ...

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Western support emboldens Al Khalifah rulers: Pundit

Western support emboldens Al Khalifah rulers: Pundit

PressTv User Six years of political dissent and street protests in Bahrain have drawn a heavy-handed security response from the Manama regime.  And Six years of political dissent and street protests in Bahrain have drawn a heavy-handed security response from ...

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Bahrain approves military trial for civilians

Bahrain approves military trial for civilians

By Afp Published: 17:28, 5 March 2017 | Updated: 17:28, 5 March 2017 Bahrain’s Shura council is the upper parliamentary chamber appointed by the king in the Gulf state Bahrain’s upper house of parliament on Sunday approved a constitutional amendment ...

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Bahrain parliament approves military trials for civilians

Bahrain parliament approves military trials for civilians

By: Jon Gambrell, The Associated Press, March 5, 2017 (Photo Credit: Hasan Jamali/AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain on Sunday approved a constitutional change allowing military courts to try civilians, the kingdom’s latest rollback on reforms made after its ...

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