Marc Owen Jones
- Affiliation: University of Durham, U.K.
Marc Owen Jones is a member of the advocacy NGO Bahrain Watch and has written extensively about Bahrain for outlets such as CNN, Democracy Now, Index on Censorship, Muftah, Your Middle East, and Middle East Eye. In 2011 he helped exposed the fake journalist Liliane Khalil, and appeared on Al Jazeera and France 24 to discuss how PR companies can use such figures to spread government propaganda. He is completing his PhD in at the University of Durham.
Books by Marc Owen Jones
Resistance and Repression in the Gulf
Edited by Marc Owen Jones, Ala’a Shehabi
The 2011 uprisings that started in Tunisia and swept across the region have been extensively covered, but until now the Gulf island of Bahrain has almost been forgotten from the narration of events that have dramatically changed the region. Bahrain’s Uprising examines the ongoing protests and the state’s repression, revealing a sophisticated society shaped by its political struggle against a reactionary ruling elite that see’s the island as the bounty of conquest. The… (more information)