ملفات المعهد: تحقيق يكشف معهد دراسي بريطاني مول سرآ من الحكومة البحرينية

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الاتفاق السري منظمة بحرين ووتش و صحيفة الجارديان تنشر اتفاقا سريا، يتضمن بيانات مالية توضح أن حكومة البحرين قامت بتمويل وبشكل سري المعهد الدولي للدراسات الاستراتيجية  بما يقارب 30 مليون جنيه استرليني منذ 2010 , أي ما يعادل 6 مليون جنيه استرليني في السنة ,المبلغ الفعلي قد يكون أكثر مما ذكرنا بكثير. تصل قيمة التمويل من… Read more »

The IISS Files: Investigation exposes British Thinktank Charity Secretly Bankrolled by Bahraini Government

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Media coverage: Guardian, AlJazeera, Middle East Eye, BuzzFeed News, Jadaliyya Leaked confidential agreements today published by Bahrain Watch and the Guardian, combined with publicly available financial statements show that the Bahraini government has been secretly funding the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) to the tune of approximately £30 Million since 2010, accounting for over… Read more »

Between ballots and boycotts: Bahrain’s political and electoral systems assessed

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On Saturday November 22, Bahrain held parliamentary elections. Bahrain Watch looks at the significance of these elections in relation to the political system as a whole and evaluates the election using basic principles from the IDEA’s Book on International Electoral Standards.   We find critical breaches of international electoral standards, in particular, the absence of… Read more »