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 »

Bahrain Watch launches #200MoreStories to Commemorate 200 Years of UK-­Bahrain “Friendship”

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Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch Website:     Commemorating 200 Years of UK-­Bahrain “Friendship” – British Council Fails to Launch #200Stories, Bahrain Watch launches #200MoreStories   Bahrain Watch today announces the launch of its new website, #200MoreStories, which casts a critical eye on British-Bahrain relations. The website is a response to the British Council’s competition… Read more »

Press Release: Bahraini ISPs Impose Internet Curfew in Protest Village

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Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch August 4, 2016   New Investigation Finds Bahrain ISPs Imposing “Internet Curfew” in Protest Area   A new technical investigation published today by Bahrain Watch finds evidence that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) Batelco and Zain have been deliberately degrading and disabling Internet services every night in the village of Duraz between… Read more »

Updates and announcements – new projects, new members, new events

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Below is some of what has been keeping us busy The Bahrain Watch team has been quietly busy over the past few months setting up new collaborations, making some internal changes, playing with new ideas and tactics in striving to make sure it can continue making an impact with it’s limited resources. To help us… Read more »