Category Archive: Bahrain

The myth of the 1,400 year Sunni-Shia war

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The myth of the 1,400 year Sunni-Shia war by Murtaza Hussain Murtaza Hussain is a Toronto-based writer and analyst focused on issues related to Middle Eastern politics. @@MazMHussain (http://www.aljazeera.com/) During the period of… Continue reading

US manufacturer of Oreo begins building new Bahrain plant

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[Despite the attacks on the people by Bahrain’s dictatorship, US corporations pump money into the dictatorship’s economy. Capitalism does not really care about human rights. – NP] MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The U.S.… Continue reading

Lawyer says Bahrain Shiite leader formally charged

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[USA supports the dictatorship of Bahrain against its popular opposition. Just more proof that the USA is a country of lies. – NP] Lawyer says Bahrain Shiite leader formally charged MANAMA, Bahrain (AP)… Continue reading

Bahrain summons top opposition leader for questioning: Wefaq

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[The USA claims to support democracy, yet it props up several dictatorships across the world, including the sectarian dictatorship ion Bahrain that has been violently suppressing its people. –NP] Bahrain summons top opposition… Continue reading

Bahrain protesters clash with police on uprising anniversary

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[The US props up dictatorships like the monarchy in Bahrain. The US gives it the guns, training and international backing so the regime can butcher and terrorize its people. The majority in Bahrain… Continue reading

Amnesty accuses Bahrain of torturing detained children

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[The US-backed dictatorial monarchy in Bahrain is so brutal that even bourgeois human rights groups have criticized its actions. While the US claims to support democracy, it props up one of the bloodiest… Continue reading

Bahrain Shiites stage march against ‘repression’

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[We support the aspirations of the people of Bahrain, who are fighting against a corrupt monarchy. — NP] Bahrain Shiites stage march against ‘repression’ Dubai (AFP) – Thousands of Shiites in Bahrain took… Continue reading

Amnesty slams plan for ‘tests’ to ban gays from Gulf

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[While the West claims to advance tolerant liberalism in Syria, its closest allies seek to make non-heterosexuality a crime.  This just shows how US policy is not shaped by any real concern for… Continue reading

Amnesty says jailing of Bahrain Shiites appalling

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[The US imperialists and their Gulf allies complain about Syria, but they support the suppression of dissent in Bahrain. This just goes to show that the imperialists are not about human rights in… Continue reading

House Armed Services Chairman Demands Pentagon’s Military Options for Syria

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[The United States preparing an escalation of its role in Syria. At the same time, the United States is preparing legislation to send aid to a number of dictatorships in the region, including… Continue reading

Bahrain demonstrator jailed for flag ‘insult’

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[The United States backs the dictatorship in Bahrain even as it tramples civil rights. The United States is only about advancing its own interests. –NP] Bahrain demonstrator jailed for flag ‘insult’ MANAMA, Bahrain… Continue reading

Bahrain convicts 6 of Twitter insults

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[The US-backed dictatorship in Bahrain has brutally attacked protesters. The United States claims to stand for democracy in Syria, but supports the brutal attacks on the masses in Bahrain. Just goes to show… Continue reading