France 24 correspondent tortured for covering pro-democracy demonstrations
Recent articles in Bahrain

NGOs around the world call on the Formula One Group to safeguard human rights in Bahrain during race events.

A group of protesters demanding the cancellation of Formula 1 races during a  anti-government demonstration in Manama, Bahrain, 19 April 2015, Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Some of the abuses appear to be directly related to Formula One’s activities in the country.

A Men's beach volleyball match between Bahrain and India at the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, 5 December 2006, Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The kingdom has been under intense international criticism for its targeting of athletes and journalists.