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President Obama: Push for a Real National Dialogue in Bahrain!

Bahrain Protesters

Despite an ongoing national dialogue between the Bahraini government and some parts of civil society, the government continues to intimidate, torture, and detain human rights defenders, and shoot at civilians.

While the United States has taken many positive steps in addressing human rights violations committed by the Bahraini government, more needs to be done as the crackdown on pro-democracy activists and their supporters continues.

Ask President Obama to take a tougher stance with the Bahraini government and demand benchmarks for a real national dialogue that can lead toward reconciliation.

Read Report: Bahrain: A Tortuous Process