Bahrain Detaining Over 1,000 Pro-Democracy Activists‎

April 26, 2011 § 1 Comment

Saudi-backed Bahraini forces injured a woman who was part of a group of women trying to prevent the destruction of a religious site. In addition, two female student and four female medics have been detained. Bahrain’s Human Rights Center reports that 1,041 people have been detained since protest began, including 64 women. As part of the crackdown on anti-government protests, the Saudi-backed forces are also raiding hospitals and schools and have destroyed many mosques and holy sites.

The crack-down is not restricted to Bahraini borders. Al Jazeera reports:

About these ads

§ One Response to Bahrain Detaining Over 1,000 Pro-Democracy Activists‎

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading Bahrain Detaining Over 1,000 Pro-Democracy Activists‎ at P U L S E.

meta

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 7,759 other followers

%d bloggers like this: