US-Backed Regime Replays State of Emergency to Crush Pro-Democracy Movement by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
East Africa
14 February 2012

Image by Al Jazeera English via Flickr

Bahrain’s first anniversary of its pro-democracy protests has been met with massive police and army violence, with many civilians injured from regime forces firing birdshot and teargas into homes and at cars.

Reports are coming in of Saudi-backed troops and mercenaries attacking mainly Shia villages in the Persian Gulf kingdom with armoured vehicles.

Continue reading