Bahrain dictatorship, the USA and Britain

Re-blog from Dear Kitty. Some blog.

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This 5 May 2011 video is called Bahrain – the government assault on women – hit – sexual harassment.

By Brian Dooley in the USA:

Right Moves on Bahrain

10 a.m. on Sept. 22 2015

The 19th Century Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard had it right when he said, “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”

When it comes to Bahrain, the State Department can’t seem to accept what’s plain for everyone else to see — that the ruling family isn’t introducing real reforms, shouldn’t be rewarded for continuing attacks on human rights and is driving the country deeper into crisis.

At the end of June the State Department announced it was resuming arms sales to the Bahrain military, citing “meaningful progress on human rights.” This ended the ban that was introduced…

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