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Protesters outside the Bahrain embassy in London. (Photo: Dominic Kavakeb)
IWPR Postcard
21 Sep 11
They may be few, but protesters outside Bahraini embassy say their presence is vital.
Al-Wefaq politician Ali al-Aswad.
First Person
16 Aug 11
Exiled member of Al-Wefaq party speaks of growing sectarianism amongst Sunni and Shia.
Father of detained footballer Zulfiqar Naji standing next to a poster of his son. (Photo: Hanadi Naji)
27 Jul 11
Family deny allegations that 16-year-old participated in violent protests.
Thousands attend rallyn in Bahrain demanding an elected government. (Photo: Mohamed CJ/Wikimedia)
First Person
27 Jul 11
Activists say source of frequency jamming coming from island kingdom.
Protesters camped out infront of Pearly square on March 4, 2011, days before the demonstration was broken up. (Photo: Justin Ormont/Wikimedia)
25 Jul 11
University crackdown leads to mass expulsions and suspensions.
Fatema Abuidrees. (Photo: IWPR)
17 Jun 11
As Manama turns the screws on opposition movement, one diaspora Bahraini says she's determined to maintain her online coverage of uprising despite death threats and slurs.
Diaspora Bahrainis protest against the regime (Photo: Jim Rudoni,
25 May 11
Many have been left stranded in the United Kingdom after demonstrating against actions of regime.
Bahraini protesters at Manama's Pearl roundabout,  April 20.
First Person
19 May 11
Security force deployment around the country has significantly restricted the size of demonstrations – but people are determined to continue their struggle.
Zainab al-Khawaja went on a ten-day hunger strike to raise awareness of her government’s attempt to crush dissent.
First Person
3 May 11
Activist says her protest was intended to draw attention to authorities’ crackdown and the fate of detained family members.