Bahrain dissolves rights watchdog

Following up on a post from a few days ago, the Bahraini human rights NGO led by Abdul Hadi al-Khawaja, the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, has been closed by the government.

Update: Abu Aardvark has more.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,