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 »

Brazilian tear gas linked to recent death of Abdulaziz Al-Saeed

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  On 17 January 2015, Abdulaziz Al-Saeed died at his home in Bilad Al-Qadeem due to tear gas inhalation, according to a statement by his family.  His death followed a police crackdown on protesters in the area calling for the release of Al-Wefaq’s Secretary General Shaikh Ali Salman.  Activists posted videos showing the police firing… Read more »

Korean Officials Reiterate Ban On Tear Gas Exports To Bahrain

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Government reassurances must be codified in legislation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: bill@bahrainwatch.org Twitter: @bhwatch 26 March, 2014 A Bahrain Watch delegation has returned from a weeklong visit to Seoul, at the invitation of South Korean civil society activists.  The purpose of the trip was to educate the government and public about ongoing human rights violations and… Read more »