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Bahraini Blogger Sentenced to Jail Over "Insulting Religion" on Twitter

Faisal Hayyat, a prominent blogger and sports journalist, was sentenced on November 29 by a Bahraini court to 3 months imprisonment for ‘insulting a sect and a religious figure’ on Twitter. 448 more words

Freedom Of Expression

Report of acid attack, protests & more from Iran

Young Baluchi targeted in acid attack in southwest Iran

At 7:55 pm on Monday, December 5th armed state agents in Zahedan, southeast Iran, splashed acid on a 29-year old Baluchi man in southeast Iran, according to incoming reports. 346 more words

Iran

British Theresa May supports Middle East dictatorships

This video from Britain says about itself:

Saudi Arabia’s human rights violations

21 October 2015

Britain has signed an agreement to assist the Saudis with advice on policing, although there are precious few details on what that British involvement means.

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Human Rights

Saudi, Iran engaging in 'proxy wars': UK foreign minister

AFP

© AFP/File | Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson has accused Saudi Arabia and Iran of “puppeteering” and engaging in “proxy wars” in the Middle East… 380 more words

Shariah Gold Standard approved for $2 trillion Islamic finance market

http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1481034116.php

The Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the World Gold Council have made an important decision which was announced yesterday at the World Islamic Banking Conference in Bahrain. 436 more words

World News

Theresa May's visit to Bahrain

Prime minister’s trip to Bahrain gives a hint to what will happen to human rights after Brexit

The prime minister, Theresa May, is on an official to… 599 more words

"Human Rights"

UK think tank covertly funded by Bahrain royal family – leaked papers

RT | December 7, 2016

The International Institute of Strategic Studies, an influential UK diplomacy and security think tank run by prominent military, political, and business figures, has received over $38mn in secret donations from Bahrain.

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Deception