The people of Bahrain have suffered severe repression at the hands of their government and yet the UK continues to support the Bahraini monarchy.
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TweetLewis Coyne is a member of SERA: Labour’s Environment Campaign. He writes here in a personal capacity. On Tuesday the Green MP Caroline Lucas was released on bail following her arrest in the West Sussex village of Balcombe. Lucas had taken part in Monday’s protest against the exploratory drilling undertaken by fracking company Cuadrilla, who […]
Ed Jacobs reports on the latest from Northern Ireland, with yet more disturbances over the Belfast flag dispute.
Egypt is braced for mass rallies after President Mohamed Mursi, fresh from brokering the Gaza ceasefire, passed a decree giving himself sweeping new powers.
He refuses to cut ties with Syrian tyrant Bashar al-Assad, and now Russian president Vladimir Putin is expected to pass a bill to quash protests in his own country.
Alex Hern writes about reports of strong pro-Assad demonstrations in Damascus, raising the possibility of a Syrian revolution devolving into a fully fledged civil war.
Protests similar to those that have targeted Wall Street in recent weeks are set to hit the City of London this weekend, reports Left Foot Forward’s Shamik Das.