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An Iranian protester burns a U.S. flag during a protest outside Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran April 11, 2011. Students of Tehran’s universities protested against Saudi Arabia’s support of Bahraini leaders in the suppression of Bahrain’s anti-government protests. The U.S. government has also faced criticism for sending mixed messages on its diplomatic handling of the recent unrest in the Middle East. [Photo: REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl]
Bahrain, Ivory Coast, Swaziland, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen News Roundup: April 11
Bahrain:
Torture fears as activists die in jail | BBC
Bahrain accuses human rights leader of faking pictures of beating | Guardian
Bahrain Questions Leading Activist in Ongoing Crackdown | VOA
Bahrain expels 16 Lebanese people amid unrest | AFP
The Crackdown on Bahrain’s Jocks for Justice | The Nation
CNN arrests expose crackdown in Bahrain | CNN
In Iran, dozens of students attack Saudi embassy with firebombs to protest Bahrain crackdown | AP
Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights: Bahraini Authorities Attempt to Gag Cyber Activists
Human Rights Watch: Drop Charges Against Editor of Independent Daily Al-Wasat
International Federation for Human Rights: Grave concern for human rights defenders
Opinion: Back human rights in Bahrain | POLITICO
Ivory Coast:
Ivory Coast death toll 800 and rising | News24
Gbagbo held after assault on residence | BBC
Ouattara urges Ivory Coast calm | BBC
African Development Bank: Ivory Coast under sanctions | Reuters
Gbagbo’s Capture May Set Ivory Coast’s Economy on Long Road to Recovery | Bloomberg
Obama warns new Ivory Coast leader on governing inclusively | LA Times
Ivory Coast Gbagbo must be treated with respect, says UK FM Hague | Reuters
A success for France’s army, but a failure of its diplomacy | The Independent
Features: The double tragedy of Cote d’Ivoire | AJE
Swaziland:
Democracy Activists Plan Protests Tuesday | AllAfrica
Swazi pro-democracy group says 5 activists arrested ahead of planned protests | AP
Syria:
Student reportedly shot, killed; Muslim Brotherhood throws support behind protests | LA Times
Student protest at Damascus University turns violent while thousands attend funerals in Banias | AP
At least 117 anti-government activists arrested in Syria since early Monday, says Insan | CNN
In Syria, Death Toll Continues To Rise | NPR
London, Rome condemn Syria crackdown | AFP (h/t news-intercom)
Hague says Syria should respect right to speech, protest | Reuters
As Violent Crackdown Intensifies in Syria, Freed Egyptian-American Engineer Mohamed Radwan Recounts Ordeal in Syrian Jail | Democracy Now
VIDEO: Conspiracies and condemnation | Inside Story, AJE
Opinion: Syria wants to topple the Media | Asharq Al-Awsat
Opinion: Syrian crackdown stamps on economic dream | Reuters
Opinion: Syria-Sly Mr. President, Turn the Heat Up on Assad | Former US Ambassador to Morocco Marc Ginsberg
Russia + Syria + Hizballah = Hamas | Council on Foreign Relations Blog
Tunisia:
Former secretary general under Ben Ali arrested, says state media | Reuters
Tunisian revolution yet to solve inequality | AJE
United Arab Emirates:
UAE arrests democracy activists | BBC
Yemen:
Yemen’s president reiterates his promise to give up power when his term ends in 2013 | Guardian
Opposition rejects Gulf Arab proposal | BBC
Yemeni troops kill 11 Al Qaeda militants, says ministry | AFP
Laid off construction workers join protests | IRIN
A trip to the heart of Yemen’s youth revolution | Tom Finn
VIDEO: Gregory Johnsen and Professor Charles Schmitz discuss the unrest in Yemen | Yemen Peace Project
Opinion: Yemen terrorists are pawns of power | The Australian

An Iranian protester burns a U.S. flag during a protest outside Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran April 11, 2011. Students of Tehran’s universities protested against Saudi Arabia’s support of Bahraini leaders in the suppression of Bahrain’s anti-government protests. The U.S. government has also faced criticism for sending mixed messages on its diplomatic handling of the recent unrest in the Middle East. [Photo: REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl]

Bahrain, Ivory Coast, Swaziland, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen News Roundup: April 11

Bahrain:

Torture fears as activists die in jail | BBC

Bahrain accuses human rights leader of faking pictures of beating | Guardian

Bahrain Questions Leading Activist in Ongoing Crackdown | VOA

Bahrain expels 16 Lebanese people amid unrest | AFP

The Crackdown on Bahrain’s Jocks for Justice | The Nation

CNN arrests expose crackdown in Bahrain | CNN

In Iran, dozens of students attack Saudi embassy with firebombs to protest Bahrain crackdown | AP

Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights: Bahraini Authorities Attempt to Gag Cyber Activists

Human Rights Watch: Drop Charges Against Editor of Independent Daily Al-Wasat

International Federation for Human Rights: Grave concern for human rights defenders

Opinion: Back human rights in Bahrain | POLITICO

Ivory Coast:

Ivory Coast death toll 800 and rising | News24

Gbagbo held after assault on residence | BBC

Ouattara urges Ivory Coast calm | BBC

African Development Bank: Ivory Coast under sanctions | Reuters

Gbagbo’s Capture May Set Ivory Coast’s Economy on Long Road to Recovery | Bloomberg

Obama warns new Ivory Coast leader on governing inclusively | LA Times

Ivory Coast Gbagbo must be treated with respect, says UK FM Hague | Reuters

A success for France’s army, but a failure of its diplomacy | The Independent

Features: The double tragedy of Cote d’Ivoire | AJE

Swaziland:

Democracy Activists Plan Protests Tuesday | AllAfrica

Swazi pro-democracy group says 5 activists arrested ahead of planned protests | AP

Syria:

Student reportedly shot, killed; Muslim Brotherhood throws support behind protests | LA Times

Student protest at Damascus University turns violent while thousands attend funerals in Banias | AP

At least 117 anti-government activists arrested in Syria since early Monday, says Insan | CNN

In Syria, Death Toll Continues To Rise | NPR

London, Rome condemn Syria crackdown | AFP (h/t news-intercom)

Hague says Syria should respect right to speech, protest | Reuters

As Violent Crackdown Intensifies in Syria, Freed Egyptian-American Engineer Mohamed Radwan Recounts Ordeal in Syrian Jail | Democracy Now

VIDEO: Conspiracies and condemnation | Inside Story, AJE

Opinion: Syria wants to topple the Media | Asharq Al-Awsat

Opinion: Syrian crackdown stamps on economic dream | Reuters

Opinion: Syria-Sly Mr. President, Turn the Heat Up on Assad | Former US Ambassador to Morocco Marc Ginsberg

Russia + Syria + Hizballah = Hamas | Council on Foreign Relations Blog

Tunisia:

Former secretary general under Ben Ali arrested, says state media | Reuters

Tunisian revolution yet to solve inequality | AJE

United Arab Emirates:

UAE arrests democracy activists | BBC

Yemen:

Yemen’s president reiterates his promise to give up power when his term ends in 2013 | Guardian

Opposition rejects Gulf Arab proposal | BBC

Yemeni troops kill 11 Al Qaeda militants, says ministry | AFP

Laid off construction workers join protests | IRIN

A trip to the heart of Yemen’s youth revolution | Tom Finn

VIDEO: Gregory Johnsen and Professor Charles Schmitz discuss the unrest in Yemen | Yemen Peace Project

Opinion: Yemen terrorists are pawns of power | The Australian

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