As the world's attention focuses on the West's intervention in Libya and emerging protest movements in Yemen and Syria, US and European inaction in Bahrain, where some of the most brutal repression of protestors has occurred, has come under fire.
Amnesty International tells West to stop arming Bahrain
(Press TV, London: 0527 PST, March 24, 2011) Amnesty International has just released a report condemning the use of force on protestors in Bahrain, and urging the United States and Europe to halt their arms trading policy with the Gulf kingdom. This comes after US and French-made tear gas canisters and rubber bullets were found in the wake of government attacks on protestors.
US Defends Bahrain Dictatorship
(The Real News: March 23, 2011) The Real News speaks with Husain Abdulla of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain, who calls on the administration of US President Barack Obama to take a stronger stance against the government crackdown in Bahrain.
Bahrain: The British Connection
(Press TV Global News: 0546 PST, March 24, 2011) An in-depth look at the connection between the British government and the regime of its former colony, Bahrain.