Saturday, April 16, 2011

A chilling account of the brutal clampdown sweeping Bahrain

Mahmoud is a Shia who lives near Manama, Bahrain's capital. Here he tells how Saudi soldiers wage a campaign of sectarian violence as the Gulf state and its allies try to obliterate all trace of the Pearl protests

, Saturday 16 April 2011

"Since the Gulf soldiers came to Bahrain, life in the Shia villages and suburbs of the capital, Manama, has been non-stop intimidation, violence and threats. Even trying to move around in normal ways has become life-threatening. They are trying to beat down the opposition with a long campaign against us......"

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