One should really boycott the Formula 1 Race in Bahrain – Due to many reasons. As it is often noted, there are good and bad dictatorships nowadays. Bahrain is a good dictatorship, whose regime is allowed to imprison, torture their citizens and may also kill them.
In summer 2010, sporadic protests began. In mid-February 2011, major ones erupted. Bahrainis want democracy. They want King Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalif’s repressive regime replaced. They rally courageously. They defy government diktats. They brave beatings, tear gas, rubber bullets, live fire, arrests, torture and disappearances. They persist. They refuse to back down. They want freedom replacing police state terror. [Continue reading…]
The London-based political commentator, Zayd al-Isa, said in an exclusive interview with Press TV on Monday that the totalitarian dictatorship in Saudi-Arabia is using anti-Iran propaganda (Iranophobia) as a part of its policy in order to fuel the sectarian tension. The Saudi ruling family thinks that the boosting of sectarian tensions will stop the pro-democracy movements in the Kingdom.