WorldViews: Bahrain


Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Video: A Bahraini activist discusses her family's hunger strikes

Maryam al-Khawaja has taken on the role of spokesperson for her family and the movement it symbolically leads.

By Max Fisher  |  04:55 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Zainab's War: A mother risks everything for dignity

In one of the Arab Spring's least-watched but most intense uprisings, a prominent activist is on hunger strike to try to win the right to see her daughter again.

By Max Fisher  |  02:29 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Today's reads: photos of border crossings, guarded optimism on Iran

Also: Who are the world's five worst "enemies of the Internet"?

By Max Fisher  |  10:28 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bahrain, Iran, South Korea, Today's Reads, Vietnam

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Map: Which of the world's monarchies allow female royal succession

The remaining royal families are about split on the issue of whether to allow women to the throne, with some debating it heatedly.

By Max Fisher  |  01:10 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bahrain, belgium, Bhutan, Cambodia, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Maps, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Why people are so upset about Kim Kardashian's odd visit to Bahrain

Her much-publicized tour risked boosting the credibility of a regime accused of severe human rights abuse, but did it backfire?

By Max Fisher  |  03:26 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 11/26/2012

The short and bizarre diplomatic tenure of Andrew W.K.

Three days after the eccentric rocker announced he'd be a U.S. "cultural ambassador" to Bahrain, the State Department contradicts his odd story mostly.

By Max Fisher  |  05:27 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Bahrain hunger striker has not eaten for two months; government does not respond

A jailed Shia activist has been on a hunger strike for two months, but the government has refused repeated requests to contact him.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:29 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Bahrain, hunger strike, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, Grand Prix, anti-government protests

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Syria, Bahrain, Yemen streets filled with violence (videos)

At least three countries have been rocked by violence at the beginning of this week alone.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:56 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, Bahrain, Yemen, Arab Spring

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Fat Tuesday, Koran burning and Damascus revolt: Morning links

Koran burning, Fat Tuesday and Damascus revolt.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Morning links, Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Koran, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Google Street View

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Anonymous marks Bahrain anniversary by hacking U.S. tear gas company

The hacker collective took down a U.S. tear gas company’s Web site.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:13 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Bahrain, protests, Anonymous, tear gas

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Bahraini activist ‘Angry Arabiya’ arrested

Activist Zaynab al-Khawaja, known for her outspoken tweets on human rights abuses, has been arrested in Bahrain.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:46 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Bahrain, Zaynab al-Khawaja, Angryarabiya, protests

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Nick Kristof tear gassed, held by police in Bahrain (tweets)

After journalist Nick Kristof tweeted about being tear-gassed and detained in Bahrain, dozens of Bahrainis told him he was not welcome there.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:32 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Bahrain, Nick Kristof

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Bahraini protesters take to the streets in ‘Lulu Return’ ahead of elections (photos, video)

Bahrain security forces fired tear gas Friday as protesters took to the square in large numbers, calling it the ‘Lulu Return.’

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:03 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Bahrain, Arab Spring, protests