Bahraini Political Activist Condemns U.S.-Backed Regime For Killing, Torturing Protesters

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on Nov 28, 2011

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www.democracynow.org – Bahrain has announced a commission to steer reforms after an inquiry found systematic rights abuse during a government crackdown on pro-democracy protests this year, but opposition parties say they will not participate in the commission. Published last week, the 500-page report outlines various abuses committed by King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa’s government. According to the commission, nearly 3,000 people were detained during the protests and at least 700 remain in prison.

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