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 [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 [Continue reading…]