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Co-opting the struggle for democracy
The flames of sectarian violence are fanned by governments to distract people from their democratic aspirations.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2013 13:25 GMT
Bahraini forces arrest opposition activists
Local group says birdshot and tear gas used by security forces to disrupt attempt via social media to stage protest.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2013 18:28 GMT
Bahrain bans protests and gatherings
Gulf state's decision expected to raise pressure on Shia Muslim organisations engaged in organising opposition marches.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2012 15:36 GMT
Autopsy finds torture behind Bahrain drowning
Report exclusively obtained by Al Jazeera says 23-year-old had been electrically tortured before drowning in January.
Last updated: 18 May 2012 19:45 GMT
Prominent Bahrain rights activist arrested
Nabeel Rajab has been arrested on the eve of his court appearance.
Last updated: 05 May 2012 23:11 GMT
'Critical' rights reforms ignored in Bahrain
Government has not taken major steps to end torture and review verdicts from military tribunals, rights groups say.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 09:19 GMT
Bahrain to go ahead with medics trial
Justice minister says prosecution of 20 health workers who treated wounded protesters last year will proceed.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2012 16:05 GMT
Bahrain deports four foreign activists
Observers for rights groups expelled amid security clampdown to prevent mass pro-democracy protests in capital.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2012 19:28 GMT
Suppressing the narrative in Bahrain
As the anniversary of the uprising nears, the country's rulers are denying foreigners entry and hiring PR firms.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 03:43 GMT
Ecclestone backs Bahrain GP
Formula One boss not interested in cancelling Bahrain GP despite trouble on first anniversary of uprising.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2012 15:49 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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The US Senate and the Armenian genocide
Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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