Take some time and watch the documentary "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark." The film was shot by undercover crew after the Bahraini government had banned all foreign journalists.
"Bahrain: An island kingdom in the Arabian Gulf where the Shia Muslim majority are ruled by a family from the Sunni minority. Where people fighting for democratic rights broke the barriers of fear, only to find themselves alone and crushed. This is their story and Al Jazeera is their witness - the only TV journalists who remained to follow their journey of hope to the carnage that followed.
[Watch here:] http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/2011/08/201184144547798162.html