We are looking forward to joining Anna Feigenbaum, Helen Close (Omega Research Foundation) and Minute Works for a discussion on tear gas, its growth and global deployment, its impact on protesters and citizens, and the companies that profit from its popularity with security forces. Anna is the author of Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of… Read more »
Posts By: John Horne
(View source data) Bahrain Watch’s latest investigation in the IISS Files, examines the British politicians who the government of Bahrain funds to attend the Manama Dialogue, the annual security summit run by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Since 2013, the Bahrain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has spent over £65,000 paying for twelve… Read more »
Middle East Solidarity Magazine Issue 2 available from Oct 2015 On the cover: Egypt’s military dictator not welcome here Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell back the campaign to stop Sisi’s visit to the UK Features: LGBT lives in Egypt and Lebanon: surviving moral panics and state homophobia Alice Finden explores the complex and varied nature… Read more »
The deepening British and Bahraini defence ties were brought into the spotlight this week as it was revealed that a Bahrain lobbyist sponsored a table at a Conservative Party fundraiser last summer, where he sat with the UK Defence Secretary.