Bahrain: An Inconvenient Uprising (Extra Scene)

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Like many countries in the Middle East and beyond, Bahrain erupted with anti-authoritarian protests in 2011 when the Arab Spring took the region and many of its repressive leaders by surprise. While Arab Spring uprisings found favor with many in the West, unfortunately for the people of Bahrain, their own revolution was largely forgotten. But it never went away — for three years, near-nightly protests have been brutally quashed by militarized security forces. Earlier this year, VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson travelled to London to speak with Nabeel Rajab, the unofficial leader of Bahrain’s uprising, and then headed undercover to Bahrain, where he met activists, protestors, grieving parents, and alleged torture victims. Watch “Bahrain: An Inconvenient Uprising” – http://bit.ly/11uAes9 Check out “Bahrain’s Human Rights Activist Faces Jail Time — for a Tweet” – http://bit.ly/1yMpYY3 Watch “The VICE News Interview: Abdullah Elshamy” – http://bit.ly/1zwggw3 Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews

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Bahrain: An Inconvenient Uprising (Extra Scene)

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Like many countries in the Middle East and beyond, Bahrain erupted with anti-authoritarian protests in 2011 when the Arab Spring took the region and many of its repressive leaders by surprise. While Arab Spring uprisings found favor with many in the West, unfortunately for the people of Bahrain, their own revolution was largely forgotten. But it never went away — for three years, near-nightly protests have been brutally quashed by militarized security forces. Earlier this year, VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson travelled to London to speak with Nabeel Rajab, the unofficial leader of Bahrain’s uprising, and then headed undercover to Bahrain, where he met activists, protestors, grieving parents, and alleged torture victims. Watch “Bahrain: An Inconvenient Uprising” – http://bit.ly/11uAes9 Check out “Bahrain’s Human Rights Activist Faces Jail Time — for a Tweet” – http://bit.ly/1yMpYY3 Watch “The VICE News Interview: Abdullah Elshamy” – http://bit.ly/1zwggw3 Check out the VICE News beta for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews

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