World Apr 07

In Bahrain, Kerry treads carefully on human rights

MANAMA, Bahrain — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry dealt delicately on Thursday with concerns about persistent human rights abuses in Bahrain, stressing America's close military ties to one of several Persian Gulf countries with which it wants to enhance…

A Bahraini girl takes part in an anti-government protest in a village south of the capital in early February. Photo by Mohammed Al-Shaikh/Getty Images[/caption] Explosions and clashes between Sunni monarchy-supported security forces and anti-government Shiite protesters in Bahrain have marked…

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