From the Editors
F.B. and Bill Marczak
Today marks the two-year anniversary of “Bloody Thursday,” as 17 February 2011 is now known in Bahrain. The previous day, two days after the uprising began, and two martyrs later, the King allowed protesters to assemble at the Pearl Roundabout. People felt safe and were eager to embrace this freedom, unaware of the fate that awaited them. At about 3 a.m. the next day, roughly one thousand police suddenly stormed the roundabout, firing shotguns, tear gas, rubber bullets, ...Keep Reading »
F.B. is a Bahraini national.
Bill Marczak is a founding member of transparency organization Bahrain Watch and a Computer Science Ph.D. candidate at University of California at Berkeley.