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Bahrain National Reconciliation Efforts Stalled: U.S. State Dept

By Warren Strobel and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON, June 23 – Bahrain’s efforts to build national reconciliation after it crushed street protests in 2011 have stalled, and the Western ally in the Gulf has not implemented recommendations to protect freedom of expression, including nonviolent dissent, according to a U.S. State Department report obtained by Reuters. In

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Bahrain Punishes Opponents by Revoking Their Citizenship

By Sami Aboudi MANAMA, March 31 – The decision to revoke Taimoor Karimi’s Bahraini citizenship was read out on state media late one night while he was fast asleep at his home in the capital Manama. His children woke him up to break the news. If a final appeal hearing fails next month, he will

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