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Yacoub Al-Slaise

Currently covering the Bahrain protests for Global Voices. Currently based in Nagoya, Japan. Fascinated by the field of Social Informatics

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Bahrain: Coming Out in Numbers in Search for Unity

A week has passed since protests broke in the capital Manama on February 14, 2011, calling for real democracy in the Kingdom. Seven men have lost their lives, with the...

Bahrain: One Country, Two Rallies

Seven days have passed since Bahrain's Day of Wrath protests which started on February 14, causing the death of eight protesters in the capital Manama. While protesters continue to camp...

Bahrain: Withdrawal of Police as Protesters Reclaim Lulu Roundabout

Bahraini protesters once again thronged to Lulu Roundabout in the capital Manama, after being dispersed from it in a pre-dawn raid, which left three people dead, countless injured, and up...

Bahrain: Army Withdrawing from Lulu Roundabout Area

Reports coming from Bahrain's Twitter community around Manama on Saturday February 20th of army vehicles withdrawing from Lulu Roundabout where protesters had protested peacefully on Wednesday but were later raided...

Bahrain: Mourning the Dead

On Friday, thousands paid their respects to the people who died in Thursday's pre-dawn raid at LuLu Roundabout which lead to the death of four men. Mourners followed funeral processions...

Bahrain: Crown Prince Calls for Peace on National TV

In midst of the chaos of the shooting of protesters in the capital, Bahrain's Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa appeared on a live television program tonight on Bahrain...

Bahrain: More Gunshots in Capital

Reports of shootings in different locations in the Bahraini capital Manama have flooded social media sites this Friday afternoon. Tweeps at the scene describe the carnage as Bahrain braces itself...

Bahrain: Protests Erupt at Salmaniya Hospital

Chaos has hit Bahrain's Salmaniya Hospital, the country's largest public hospital, after Thursday pre dawn police raid on protesters in Lulu Roundabout. Doctors had to protest to be able to...

Bahrain: Tanks Head Towards Capital Manama

After a morning raid this Thursday 17 February, 2011, on protesters at Lulu Roundabout in Bahraini capital Manama, reports have surfaced of army tanks heading towards the city.

Bahrain: News of Dawn Raid Provokes Rage and Disbelief

People across Bahrain woke up to go to work today (Thursday 17 February, 2011) to the news of a dawn police raid on anti-government protestors camped out at Lulu Roundabout...

Bahrain: Main Hospital Fills with Lulu Roundabout Wounded

After the dawn raid on Lulu Roundabout, the focal point of the anti-government protests going on in Bahrain since February 14, many of the injured have been rushed to the...

Bahrain: Videos of Dawn Raid on Lulu Roundabout

In the early hours of Thursday 17th February, at around 3am local Bahrain time, riot police force attacked sleeping protesters at Lulu Roundabout, the focal point of Bahrain's ongoing Day...

Bahrain: Pro-Government, Pro-King Voices Emerge

As the third day of protests in Bahrain continues this Wednesday 16 February, 2011, numerous voices have stepped up to show support for King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and the...

Bahrain: Funeral Procession Marks Third Day of Protests

Wednesday February 16, 2011 is the third day of Bahrain's 'Day of Wrath' protests; it has kicked off with the funeral of Fadhel Al-Matrook, who died after mourners faced excessive...

Bahrain: A Second Day of Protests Continues (Video)

Continuing with Global Voices' coverage of the ongoing #Feb14 protests in Bahrain, Yacoub Slaise has compiled a number of videos covering today's developments.

Pearl Roundabout, Bahrain's Tahrir Square

Following the burial of the first Bahraini protestor to be killed after clashes with riot police on Monday February 14, 2011, hundreds more protestors are gathered once more at Pearl...

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