Sheikh Salman al-Khalifa

Fifa candidate linked to Bahrain crackdown

Human rights organisations have reacted with alarm to the Bahraini royal Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa becoming the new favourite to succeed Sepp Blatter as Fifa president, citing his family’s role in the brutal suppression of the country’s pro-democracy demonstrations in 2011. Sheikh Salman, the Asian Football Confederation president, is[…]

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