Freelance writer, interested in human rights and politics in Bahrain and the Middle East.
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Behind the fireworks, shiny racing cars and celebrations of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, 17-year-old Ali Abdul Ghani was gasping for his last breath.
The families of some of Bahrain's estimated 4,000 political prisoners speak up on Twitter calling for better conditions for their loved ones whom they meet behind glass barriers during visits.
"Despite pledges from the authorities to prosecute security forces responsible for human rights violations in 2011, the Bahraini people are still waiting for justice."
Every year, millions of Shia mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain bin Ali, killed 1,300 years ago. Netizens hit back on how mainstream media get it wrong.
Security forces and youth clashed in Bahrain today as police attacked villages, forcefully removing banners placed on roadsides to commemorate Ashura. Several people were injured from buckshot fired at protesters.
Scores of Bahrainis are arrested after every bombing attack targeting its security apparatus. Yet, in the age of social media, footage of the attacks is almost never shared.
Bahrain is closing in on Al Wefaq Islamic Society, the country's largest opposition group. One after the other, it's leaders are rounded up and jailed.