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Thursday, December 08, 2005

Five years after the ruler of Bahrain promised to reform the political system of the country, the situation has remained volatile and a new state of tension is developing.. The Economist Intelligence Unit has given Bahrain a low ranking among countries of the Middle East on freedom and democracy.

Lord Avebury, the Vice-Chairman of the Parliamentary Human Rights Group Cordially invites you to a seminar on

Bahrain: Five years of lost opportunities

Several speakers, Bahrainis and non-Bahrainis, will discuss the dilemma of change in a country governed by absolute rule in light of the ongoing political discontent

11.00 AM, Thursday 15th December 2005

Moses Room, the House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW

For further information please contact: Lord Avebury on 020 7274 4617, email:


During the short lived Bahraini Spring :
Lord Eric Avebury and the accompanying delegation visited GPIC Complex on Saturday 4th January 2002) read more


On freedom (thanks Jamal H. in Awal Group)


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