At Least 250 Journalists/Observers Denied Access to Bahrain Since 2011

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    Following the arrest and deportation of four American journalists from Bahrain this week, Bahrain Watch can now confirm that the total number of journalists, suspected activists, aid workers and NGO observers that have been denied access to the country is over 250. The journalists deported this week – Anna Therese Day and three… Read more »

Judge Orders Further Partial Release Of Henderson Files

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Verdict still retains secrecy of the core of the evidence on UK-Bahrain relationship despite ordering further disclosure   As reported by the Independent today, the Information Tribunal in London has ruled that the contents of diplomatic cable from 1977 should be partially disclosed, yet a full disclosure will not occur on the basis that it… Read more »

FCO claims 38 year old secret document would jeapordise British base in Bahrain

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London tribunal begins today to decide on the release of secret documents Today, the Information Rights Tribunal in London is considering whether to order the Foreign Office to reveal secret communications between Foreign Office officials which are nearly 40 years old. In June 2013, Marc Jones, a Durham university PhD student and member of the… Read more »

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: Court to look into FCO secret document on Bahrain tomorrow

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  Judge to decide on 18-month battle to release secret British document on Bahrain On 10 March, the Information Rights Tribunal in London will consider whether to order the Foreign Office to reveal secret communications between Foreign Office officials which are nearly 40 years old. In June 2013, Marc Owen Jones, a Durham university PhD… Read more »