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On 14th February Mahmood al-Jaziri  suffered a direct hit to the head from a tear gas canister fired by a member of the state security forces.  Later a video reportedly depicting the incident appeared on YouTube. In it the victim can be seen bending down when a police officer, who is no more than 15 metres… Read more »

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] Twitter: @bhwatch March 13, 2013 TOP BAHRAINI COMPANY INFECTED WITH GOVERNMENT SPYWARE SOLD BY UK FIRM IN APPARENT POLITICALLY MOTIVATED TARGETING Company Declines to be Identified, Citing Potential Reprisals [Manama] During the course of recent investigations, Bahrain Watch determined that a computer inside a top Bahraini company was infected with spyware operated… Read more »

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On 3rd February 2013, the King of Bahrain met with Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, the 6th Duke of Westminster. As well as being the richest British person, Gerald Grosvenor is chairman of G3, a strategic advisory firm hired by Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority in 2011 to ‘develop a media campaign to support Bahrain’s position in the international community’…. Read more »