National Action Charter of Bahrain

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The National Action Charter of Bahrain is a document put forward by King Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifah of Bahrain in 2001 in order to end the popular 1990s Uprising and return the country to constitutional rule. It was approved in a national referendum in 2001, in which 98.4% of the voters voted in favor of the document.


The referendum took place on 14 and 15 February. Voter turnout was 90.2%, with 98.41% voting in favour.[1][2]


Choice Votes %
For 191,790 98.41
Against 3,098 1.59
Invalid/blank votes 1,374 -
Total 196,262 100

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  1. ^ Bahrain: Referendum on Government Structure Elections Today, Spring 2001, p26
  2. ^ "Country Theme: Elections: Bahrain". UNDP-Programme on Governance in the Arab Region. 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2011-02-09.