Title Bahrain: 1. Please provide details of the protest(s) which took place in Bahrain on 14 February 2011, including the exact location of protest activities, the time the protest activities started, the sequence of events, the time the protest activities had ended on the day, the nature of the protest activities, the number of the participants, the profile of the participants and the reaction of the authorities. 2. Is there any evidence to suggest that protest activities had taken place on 14 February 2011 near the Municipality of Manama, the Diplomatic area or the Dower area? 3. What is the current situation in Bahrain in relation to opposition protests and the authorities' attitude towards the opposition and participants in demonstrations? 4. What is the typical profile of those targeted by the authorities for arrest, detention and mistreatment? Have family members of opposition figures and participants in demonstrations been targeted by the authorities? 5. What is the current situation of and the attitude of the authorities towards Shi'as in Bahrain? Is the Shi'a population in general at risk of harm because the authorities have imputed all Shi'as with anti-government opinion? 6. Please provide information on protests in support of the 2011 Bahraini uprising in Australia, particularly in Sydney and Brisbane. 7. Is there any information to suggest that Bahrainis who have participated in protests in Australia are at risk of facing harm if they were to return to Bahrain? Is there any information to suggest their family members in Bahrain have been targeted?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 30 January 2012
Country Bahrain
Topics Freedom of expression | Freedom of information | Freedom of religion | Freedom of speech | Minorities | Muslim | Returnees | Shia
Citation / Document Symbol BHR39737
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Bahrain: 1. Please provide details of the protest(s) which took place in Bahrain on 14 February 2011, including the exact location of protest activities, the time the protest activities started, the sequence of events, the time the protest activities had ended on the day, the nature of the protest activities, the number of the participants, the profile of the participants and the reaction of the authorities. 2. Is there any evidence to suggest that protest activities had taken place on 14 February 2011 near the Municipality of Manama, the Diplomatic area or the Dower area? 3. What is the current situation in Bahrain in relation to opposition protests and the authorities' attitude towards the opposition and participants in demonstrations? 4. What is the typical profile of those targeted by the authorities for arrest, detention and mistreatment? Have family members of opposition figures and participants in demonstrations been targeted by the authorities? 5. What is the current situation of and the attitude of the authorities towards Shi'as in Bahrain? Is the Shi'a population in general at risk of harm because the authorities have imputed all Shi'as with anti-government opinion? 6. Please provide information on protests in support of the 2011 Bahraini uprising in Australia, particularly in Sydney and Brisbane. 7. Is there any information to suggest that Bahrainis who have participated in protests in Australia are at risk of facing harm if they were to return to Bahrain? Is there any information to suggest their family members in Bahrain have been targeted?, 30 January 2012, BHR39737, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/505977432.html [accessed 28 August 2014]
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