Huffington Post readers may be forgiven for concluding that on the issue of Bahrain there is only one voice worth listening to: It’s not a Bahraini voice and it’s only got one thing to say:
We are not claiming that Brian Dooley of Human Rights First doesn’t have the right to be heard; but the fact that Brian Dooley is the only voice on Bahrain in the Huffington, monotonously making the same point week-after-week from a highly partisan perspective goes against the editorial ethics of journalism for allowing a representative range of voices to be heard.
As excerpts from the below articles show Brian Dooley’s central point is that the US Administration is not doing enough to push for further reform in Bahrain. To make his point he repeats the same arguments endlessly. Does the Huffington really need to publish someone hammering that same point again and again and again?
Mr. Dooley claims to run a human rights organization concerned about human rights abuses in countries all around the world. So why does he mostly ignore much worse abuses in Iran, Syria, North Korea and China and continue droning on about past events in Bahrain? We find his agenda highly questionable....