As FI begins in Bahrain, in an attempt to normalise the al-Khalifa regime, it is worth remembering that Western, and particularly British complicity in torture and repression in Bahrain goes back a long way.
Here is a film from Carlton called “Blind Eye to the Butcher” from 2002:
Ian Henderson died on Sunday 14th April 2013 having escaped justice.
The Bahrain Human Rights Centre reports that a crackdown is intensifying ahead of this weekend’s racing.
Former Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner John Yates is currently overseeing the “reform” of the Bahrain security services.
Human rights investigations
independent and rigorous investigation of human rights abuses
April 19, 2013