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Bahrain: the forgotten Arab Spring

By Leo Cendrowicz  

Have Bahrain's rulers made any serious efforts at reforming in response to this year's protests?

Summer daytime temperatures in Bahrain easily creep up to 46°C, making even minor outdoor ventures feel like expeditions into the mouth of a whistling kettle. But while the climate saps energy, it has yet to drain the passion and rage coursing through this tiny Arab kingdom, as tens of thousands of protesters proved last week.

The demonstrators marching outside Bahrain’s capital Manama were mainly from the Gulf country’s Shia community, a majority of…

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