Bahrain: Litmus test for EU human rights

Bahrain: Litmus test for EU human rights


Over the past couple of years, Bahrain’s international image has been transformed from that of a small, quiet Gulf kingdom into a very different kind of country. Today it suffers from deepening human rights abuses. State-sponsored violence oppresses people who express views which conflict with those of the Al-Khalifa family. But while several other Arab states became international pariahs for their egregious human rights violations, Bahrain appears largely to have dodged international, ...


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