Picture of the Day: Manama, Bahrain. A young boy wears his gas mask amidst demonstrations which took place against the Formula One grand prix race set for next weekend and the continued imprisonment of hunger striker Abdul Hadi Al-Khawaja.
The latest on Al-Khawaja: The human rights activist has been on hunger strike for eight weeks and tells the press he prefers a dignified death to a life of humiliation.
Read: Kelly McEvers for the Washington Monthly: "The Crackdown: How the United States looked the other way while Bahrain crushed the Arab Spring’s most ill-fated uprising."
Credit: AFP/Getty. Via.
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Picture of the DayManama, Bahrain. A young boy wears his gas mask amidst demonstrations which took place against the Formula One grand prix race set for next weekend and the continued imprisonment of hunger striker Abdul Hadi Al-Khawaja.

The latest on Al-Khawaja: The human rights activist has been on hunger strike for eight weeks and tells the press he prefers a dignified death to a life of humiliation.

Read: Kelly McEvers for the Washington Monthly: "The Crackdown: How the United States looked the other way while Bahrain crushed the Arab Spring’s most ill-fated uprising."

Credit: AFP/Getty. Via.

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