» 05/02/2012, 00.00
Police uses violence to break up May Day demonstrations
Tear gas and stun grenades are used to stop peaceful demonstrations. Almost 600 people have lost their jobs for taking part in last year's protests. In jail for the past year, Arab spring Shia activist al-Khawaja continues his hunger strike.
An 11-year-boy on probation for participating in Arab spring
For a juvenile court, Ali Hasan is a danger to society and must be re-educated, but does not say what offences he might have committed. Arrested in May, the boy has already spent a month in jail.
Manama cracks down on popular protests
The announcement of new demonstrations by the Shiite majority pushes Manama to approve harsher rules against "acts of violence and terrorism." Two years after the Arab Spring and the long wave of rebellion of Egypt’s Tamarod, Shiite protests against the al-Khalifa royal house continue.
Bahrain: Shiites join nascent reconciliation talks
Al-Wefaq, the largest opposition bloc, will send five delegates. Without the participation of the Shiites "national dialogue" was in jeopardy. "If you do not discuss the problems of the people, we will withdraw," announced the leader of the party. Al-Wefaq was one of the main animators of the popular uprising of the last five months.
M.E revolts and Arab Christians: a justified prudence
The Iraqi ambassador to the Holy See justifies the prudence of the Christians in the face of Arab revolts that are afflicting the Middle East and cautions against giving too much importance to “unfounded accusations, they are our compatriots, they have everything in common with us, our homeland, purpose and destiny. "
30/07/2011 MIDDLE EAST - ISLAM
Ramadan begins, the first of the Arab Spring
The month of fasting from food and water from sunrise to sunset, could result in a decline in political and social tensions in countries where the fight against regimes is still alive. The new television series, very popular during Ramadan, will talk of revolt.
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