Monthly Archives: August 2013
Tamorrod: A New Era in Bahrain?
The streets of Bahrain swelled with protesters, so numerous that the security forces could not contain them with their firearms and tear gas. They poured in from every town and village and marched to the capital, Manama, where they defiantly … Continue reading
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The Hakim of Bahrain
From the Archives is a blog series about Bahrain and its history. The stories told are drawn primarily from the records, documents, correspondences kept at the British National Archives and India Office archives. This week, a smaller piece on the 1920s, … Continue reading
Posted in From the Archives Tagged 1923, Bahrain, colonel knox, major daly, reform, sheikh hamad, sheikh isa, speech 1 Comment