As FI begins in Bahrain, in an attempt to normalise the al-Khalifa regime, it is worth remembering that Western, and particularly British complicity in torture and repression in Bahrain goes back a long way.
Here is a film from Carlton called “Blind Eye to the Butcher” from 2002:
Ian Henderson died on Sunday 14th April 2013 having escaped justice.
The Bahrain Human Rights Centre reports that a crackdown is intensifying ahead of this weekend’s racing.
Former Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner John Yates is currently overseeing the “reform” of the Bahrain security services.