U.S. must oppose repression in Bahrain | Freedom House

U.S. must oppose repression in Bahrain

The Hill

With the February 14th anniversary of the Pearl uprising in Bahrain approaching, and as violent crackdowns by the government continue, it is long past time for the U.S. government to commit itself to supporting serious political reforms in the Gulf oil sheikdom that hosts our military’s 5th fleet. The American policy in that country should reflect its stated commitment to supporting democracy and human rights in the region.
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