Friday 2 December 2011
Interview with Bahraini lawyer, royal family member and former UN General Assembly president Sheikha Haya on topics including women's rights, the Arab Spring in Bahrain, Iran and the Independent Commission of Inquiry.
Topics and timings are listed below.
0: Women’s rights in Bahrain
15: Women’s rights in Saudi Arabia
17.10: The Arab Spring’s impact on women’s rights
18.15: The Arab Spring in Bahrain (‘they are supported by Iran’)
21.10: Democratic reform
22.10: Shia and Sunni tensions
26.25: GCC crushing of Bahrain uprising
27.30: Why 40 civilians were killed
28.25: The Independent Commission of Inquiry
29.50: The military trial of 20 doctors (‘they used the hospital and kept hostages’)
31.25: The state of emergency
35.15: Torture accusations against security forces
37.35: The Arab Spring’s impact on Middle Eastern power relations
38.55: The Arab Spring and Iran
39.50: Could Iran and Bahrain peacefully co-exist?