Bahrain

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Exiles angry as Queen hosts king of Bahrain
UK is ‘haven for dictators’ says critic after Queen invites ruler who outlawed political opposition in Middle Eastern state to the Royal Windsor horse show

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

15, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Britain hands billions to projects linked to labour abuse and climate damage
UK Export Finance used £5.24bn of taxpayer money to fund overseas energy and infrastructure ventures – despite its own review raising concerns

Katie McQue

31, Mar, 2022 @5:45 AM

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Ferrari’s Leclerc wins Bahrain GP as Hamilton finishes third: F1 – as it happened
It was a Ferrari one-two as Charles Leclerc won the Bahrain GP after both Red Bull cars failed to finish the season opener

Alex Hess

20, Mar, 2022 @5:20 PM

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‘You are our champ’: Prisoner in Bahrain jail sends letter to Lewis Hamilton
An prisoner in Bahrain has written to Lewis Hamilton telling him inmates write 44 on clothes to show support

Giles Richards

14, Mar, 2022 @8:17 PM

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‘Most harmful thing’ – how spyware is stifling human rights in Bahrain
Growing evidence shows Gulf state’s friends and enemies are being targeted by NSO Group software / You don’t know what is private’: how spyware erodes human rights in Bahrain

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington and Audrey Travère with Forbidden Stories

18, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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‘Illegal’ extradition of Bahraini dissident from Serbia calls Interpol’s role into question
Abuse of the policing body’s ‘red notice’ system is blamed as an activist is forced to return to life in prison in the Gulf state

Ruth Michaelson

16, Feb, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Serbia extradites Bahraini dissident in cooperation with Interpol
Move comes despite European court of human rights injunction saying that it should be postponed

Ruth Michaelson

25, Jan, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Two female activists in Bahrain and Jordan hacked with NSO spyware
Investigation finds mobile phones of human rights defenders were hacked multiple times

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

17, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Trump’s Peace review: dysfunction and accord in US Israel policy
Barak Ravid has written a fascinating account of four chaotic years in which some progress was nonetheless made

Lloyd Green

20, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Bahraini hunger striker in London told by MPs they will take up case
MPs promise to raise situation of Ali Mushaima’s father, Hassan, who has been detained in Bahrain for 10 years

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

16, Dec, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Has Interpol become the long arm of oppressive regimes?
Once used in the hunt for fugitive criminals, the global police agency’s most-wanted ‘red notice’ list now includes political refugees and dissidents

Josh Jacobs

17, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘We wanted to make history’: Michael Jackson’s bizarre year in Bahrain
In 2005, a Bahraini prince welcomed the deposed king of pop and wrote a Hurricane Katrina charity single with him. But Jackson’s erratic behaviour sent plans off course

Motez Bishara

04, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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