TITLE

BAHRAIN-NATIONAL DIALOGUE

PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);7/2/2011, Vol. 140 Issue 1258, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of the National Reconciliation Dialogue in line with the calls issued by King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa to overcome the dispute between the government and the Shiite opposition in Manama, Bahrain. It states that the Shiite had led a protest for greater rights and harsh crackdowns on disagreement in the strategic Gulf kingdom. However, the biggest Shiite party, Al Wefaq, decided to join in the government-led talk with aims to end political divisions.
ACCESSION #
62542212

 

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