The Situation of the Shia Population of Bahrain in the Wake of the Arab Spring 2011

Kirichenko V.P.


The article focuses on the situation of Shiites in Bahrain after the events of the “Arab Spring” in 2011. Shiites make up the majority of the population in this country, but continue to be oppressed by the ruling Sunni dynasty of al-Khalifa in the Kingdom. Shia political and spiritual leaders are being prosecuted.


Bahrain; Shiites; “Arab Spring”; discrimination.

DOI: 10.31249/rimm/2021.03.05

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