2013 in Bahrain

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The following lists events that happened during 2013 in Bahrain.




  • January 11 - A fire sweeps through a complex containing housing for foreign workers in Manama leaving 13 foreign nationals dead.[1]


  • February 14 - Bahraini uprising (2011–present)
    • A 16-year-old is shot dead at close range in Al-Daih, a village west of Manama.[2]
    • A police officer is also killed after rioters threw firebombs at his patrol in Sehla, a village west of Manama.[3]
    • Amnesty International calls on the Bahraini regime to release prisoners of conscience it is holding in captivity.[4]


  • August 14 - Bahrain police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in response by activist for pro-democracy demonstrations.[5]


  • October 23 - A teenager in Bahrain dies following an explosion in the village of Bani Jamra, east of the capital Manama.[6]


  1. ^ "Bahrain fire at workers' housing kills 13". 11 January 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Deaths reported after Bahrain protests". 15 February 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Police out in force over weekend to deter rioters". 15 February 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Teenager killed in Bahrain anniversary protests". 14 February 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Bahrain police disperse demonstrators with tear gas: Witness". 14 August 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Bahrain teenager killed by blast in Shia village". 23 October 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2015.

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