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 »

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 »

Foreign Office Refuse to Release Document Detailing Conversation with Ian Henderson

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In order to shed greater light on the role of Ian Henderson, the British citizen who was head of Bahrain’s Special Branch for around 30 years, I sent a freedom of information request to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office  (FCO) regarding a retained document about an informal conversation that took place in 1977 between Henderson… Read more »