Reuters: Yemen Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Qatar
Yemen's internationally recognized government cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of working with its enemies in the Iran-aligned Houthi movement, state news agency Saba reported.
Activists to Bahrain Mirror on UPR: US Stance Surprising, UK's Stance like any Arab Country
Bahrain failed another round in the United Nations. No one now believes the small state that masters falsifying recommendations and investing in the ad to waste time. 20 members wearing elegant suits and ties sat in the Human Rights Council (HRC) to be insulted. All the member-states' recommendations were on a side, and they were on the opposite one. The 20 members came to read papers like "robots". They became a mockery.
“Takrooz” Reveals Himself: I’m a State Not a Person, I Don’t Leave a Word Unspoken
Takrooz (Hussein Mahdi), one of most prominent Bahraini activists on Twitter explains his harsh criticism against the ruling Bahraini regime.
Rayhana Al-Mosawi Opens Up to Bahrain Mirror about Her Prison Woes: I Was Questioned by Emirati Officers & Stripped by Policewomen
The charge raised against her was "involvement" in what was known as the "February 14 Group". Rayhana Al-Mosawi served 3 full years in prison, which makes her the Bahraini woman who spent the longest prison term, consecutively, since the 2011 events.
Dr. Masoud Jahromi in Interview with Bahrain Mirror: I Waved Goodbye to the One who Deported Me
"The decision was made and the execution shall be immediate. The judge has no other choice," that's what the Bahraini Department of Immigration and Passport official said to Dr. Masoud Jahromi, informing him of the decision to deport him from his homeland Bahrain.
Bahrain Mirror Interviews Mahdi Abu Dheeb: Well-known Journalist, Activist & TV Director Filmed My Forced Confession
Despite spending five years behind bars for only calling for a general strike in 2011, and brutally tortured, the former President of the Bahrain Teachers Association (BTA), Mahdi Abu Dheeb, says, “What’s important is that my soul was never subjugated.”
Bahrain Mirror’s All-Inclusive Interview with Ibrahim Sharif: While Tortured, I Thought of the Popular Front & Abdulrahman al-Nuaimi
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive):: An hour and a half spent in Ibrahim Sharif’s room. A few days ago this wish would have been impossible, yet we are with him now, interviewing him face to face. The inspiring “Wa’ad” leftist leader and former cellblock 7 detainee in Jaw Central Prison can speak now free of chains.
Bahrain Mirror Interviews Al-Wadaei After Tories’ Victory: New Strategy to Influence British Policy Towards Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Bahrain Mirror met with Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, Director of Advocacy at the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD), and interviewed him about the latest results of the UK election, which the Conservative party won again, and Hammond kept his role as foreign secretary.
Bahrain Mirror Interviews Ali Al-Aswad After the Tories’ Victory: A British Diplomatic Told Me: Don’t Expect us to Upset the KSA
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Why did the Bahraini opposition’s influence on the British stance towards the Bahraini issue deteriorate while the regime continues to succeed day after day in pulling the Britons to its side? Ali Al-Aswad, a former MP and representative of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society in the 2010 parliament, can answer this question by giving us a lesson about the major laws that direct world powers in the rich Gulf region such as the interests and conflict over oil and power.
What Does the Victory of Tories Mean to Bahrain? “Bahrain Mirror” Interviews 3 Prominent British Political Experts
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Britain, the Bahraini regime’s key ally, will be under the Conservative party’s rule for five more years. The party achieved an unexpected landslide victory in the parliamentary elections that took place in the United Kingdom last Saturday (May 9th 2015).
British Lawyer Abigail Bach: Bahrain violates international conventions and there is a mechanism in Britain that enables stateless people to obtain legal rights there
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): On the sidelines of the Fourth International Human Rights Conference, entitled: (Bahrain: Absence of Justice and Breach of International Commitments), which was held by Bahrain Forum for Human Rights and its main partners, Bahrain Mirror interviewed the British human rights defender and lawyer Abigail Bach. Bach discussed the situation of "stateless Bahrainis", who have been stripped of their nationalities "because of their political views and critical statements of the human rights violations committed by the Bahraini authorities".
An interview with Nasser Al Raas: My heart was broken by the screams of the martyr Fakhrawi, won by the Pearl Roundabout and crushed by electric shocks
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Doctors at Ottawa Heart Institute-Canada told the youth Nasser Al Raas a week ago that he has a weak heart and he has to use a wheelchair and a nasal cannula and that he should be ready to undergo a heart transplantation surgery once a heart is available. However, his heart is in its full force when he talks about his love for Bahrain.
Bahrain Mirror interviews Brian Dooley: If you ask Americans about Bahrain, they'd say "Its' the country that tortured its doctors"!
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Since the revolution was launched on February 14, 2011, the US-based NGO "Human Rights First", greatly pressured the Obama administration to get engaged in Bahrain's issue, to take a "more resolute" stance toward policies adopted by the Bahraini government, and to use its power to force the ruling Al
Sheikh Salman’s last interview before his arrest: Bahrain’s Shia live and die in fear…the West adopted a double-standard approach
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): During a lengthy interview with Press TV, Al-Wefaq Society Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman presented an overview of the situation in Bahrain, particularly highlighting the religious and economic discrimination practiced by government authorities against the country’s Shia majority.
Christopher Davidson in an interview with "Bahrain Mirror": By 2018, I am fairly certain that there will be some very significant changes.
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The Author of "After the Sheikhs", British professor Christopher Davidson, states that it is no surprise that a Bahraini was the first to produce a full length translation of "After the Sheikhs", pointing out that he was always struck by the vibrancy, intellect, and curiosity of Bahrain's people.
Two hours with Nabeel Rajab: Nabeel unveils all his correspondences with the regime before 14 February and blows the secret of the American's waiver of protection
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Bahrain Mirror had a deep talk with the recently-released prominent human right activist, Nabeel Rajab, the president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR).
REDRESS human rights’ lawyer Lutz Oette: yes, we found evidences on torture and ill-treatment in Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): On the sidelines of the Third International Conference: "Bahrain: Ongoing Violations and Impunity" which was organized by The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights in collaboration with The Bahrain Human Rights Observatory
Ahmad Ali a member in “Bahrain Watch”: We unveiled export countries shipping tear gas to Bahrain and we are increasing our campaign
Bahrain Mirror (exclusive): Ahmad Ali, the activist in Bahrain Watch Organization, emphasized that the organization was closely following the varying types and origins of the weaponry used by Bahrain security forces against protesters and civilians since 2011.
Dialogue in Bahrain is running out of time
Bahrain Mirror (exclusive): In 1972 «U.S. Emile Nakhleh received a scholarship for one academic year to conduct field research on Bahrain. The scholarship was presented by «Fulbright«
Now I am not Rula Al Saffar, I am Suha Bechara 2- 6
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): “Now I am not Rula Al Saffar, I am Suha Bechara. I will get out of here just as she did.” With these words Rula cradled herself as she faced her unknown fate in the middle of a dark