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Swiss criticism of Bahrain sparks Gulf condemnation

Swiss criticism of Bahrain sparks Gulf condemnation

By :May Elmahdi Switzerland and the Gulf states are at diplomatic odds following Swiss observations on human rights issues in Bahrain. Earlier this month, Switzerland’s ambassador to the United Nations criticised Bahrain during a speech addressing the United Nations Human ...

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Where is Bahrain headed?

Where is Bahrain headed?

Sift through the catalogue of GCC economic growth forecasts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, Economist Intelligence Unit and others over the past year and the same pattern emerges: all of the six countries are recording stagnant growth ...

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Social Media Trolls Threaten Activists

Social Media Trolls Threaten Activists

Peter Bouckaert Director, Emergencies Over the past week, two human rights colleagues of mine received rape and death threats over social media. One, who works with refugees, was sent a Facebook message saying, “I am gonna rape you to death ...

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