F1 Race Rage: Bahrain Police Use Teargas In Clashes With Protesters

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TheRealNews on Apr 23, 2013

Sam Husseini interviews Said Yousif al-Muhafda, who was jailed for his twitter activism, about arrests, mass teargassing and use of shotguns to suppress peaceful protest.

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Grand Prix Scandal: Bahrain’s Formula For Profits Over Human Rights by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
East Africa
April 15, 2012

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“A bunch of rich people having fun while others are being killed,” is how one motor-racing fan voiced his disgust over the decision for the Formula One Grand Prix to go ahead in Bahrain next weekend. For the past several weeks, there has been much speculation in the media about whether the sporting event watched by millions around the world would take place in Bahrain given the kingdom’s lethal crackdown on a pro-democracy movement since February 2011.

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