About: Bahrain

Freedom of thought 07-09-2017

After year of ‘repression’ in Bahrain, West remains silent, Amnesty says

Bahrain's government has crushed dissent and violently cracked down on protests in the past year, Amnesty International said on Thursday (7 September), accusing Britain and the United States in particular of turning a blind eye to its abuses.
Arab Spring 22-05-2017

Trump tells Middle East to ‘drive out’ Islamist extremists

President Donald Trump urged Arab and Islamic leaders yesterday (21 May) to unite and do their share to defeat Islamist extremists, making an impassioned plea to "drive out" terrorists while toning down his own harsh rhetoric about Muslims.
Transport 12-01-2016

Donald Trump hit with aviation emissions fine

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been fined for the carbon pollution caused by part of his aircraft real estate, joining the Bahrain royal family and Rupert Murdoch in breaching EU emissions trading schemes. EURACTIV's partner edie.net reports.
Global Europe 07-09-2015

Torture practices are not a thing of the past

It is time for the EU to live up to its commitment to put an end to torture, starting with its partners in the Gulf, writes Isabel Cerdá Marcos.
Development Policy 19-06-2015

Bahrain: Putting the EU’s human rights policies into practice

The EU can help improve the human rights situation in the Persian Gulf, writes Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei.
Global Europe 24-04-2015

The EU cannot overlook its Human Rights commitments in the East

The EU has significantly increased its foreign policy activity since the Treaty of Lisbon, establishing itself a power with global influence,  write Isabel Cerdá Marcos, Husain Adbulla and Karim Lahidji.
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