Apr. 12, 2021

Tensions rise in Bahrain as political prisoner dies

Peninsula/Politics

The story: A reported major Covid-19 outbreak in Bahrain's Jau prison amid the controversial death of political prisoner Abbas Malallah is fueling a new wave of protests in Bahrain. This comes as the country's top Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Isa Qassim, has also lashed out against the authorities in Manama over the “healthcare situation in the country’s jails.” Qassim has also urged his followers to step up protests as political tensions appear on the rise.

The coverage: Bahrain’s state news agency on Apr. 10 quoted a Bahraini member of the Arab Parliament, the legislative body of the Arab League, as implicitly addressing the topic...

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