Six years since Bahrain’s revolution, Britain continues to back the monarchy’s despotic rule


It is six years on from the Arab Spring. But for many of us, the protest movements which began have never ended. My country, Bahrain, was the third country to rise up in revolt in 2011, with our movement beginning on 14 February 2011. It was just days after the fall of Mubarak, and the 10-year anniversary of Bahrain’s National Action Charter – a government manifesto which had become a list of broken promises.

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