These are unprecedented times in the Gulf as a deep political conflict pits Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain on one-side, and Qatar on the other. In this intensive face off, the first victim is the truth – a media war so vociferous and relentless in its scale and audacity that it is difficult to know… Read more »
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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.
Western Firms Profit by Promoting Government’s Image as Abuses Continue FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch April 16, 2014 Bahrain Watch expresses its serious concern about a new $20 million contract between the Economic Development Board and PR firms Bell Pottinger and Consulum, signed amid ongoing human rights abuses. This latest deal, to “restore [Bahrain’s]… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch October 14, 2013 WESTERN PR FIRMS COMPETE FOR FRESH MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT WITH BAHRAIN GOVT Six major British and American public relations firms have made bids of between 1.9 and 25.7 million US dollars to win a new PR contract offered by the Bahraini government, as it seeks… Read more »