Two years ago last week, thousands of protesters took to the streets in the tiny island kingdom of Bahrain in the wave of pro-democracy uprisings sweeping the region.
The government cracked down brutally — including using illegal tactics according to the independent commission set up to investigate the events. The result was more protests met by more repression.
The economic effects of the political crisis have been devastating but there are signs that things are finally improving.
Click here or on the chart below to see our interactive guide to the Bahraini economy and uprising.