Tag: brutality

Albawasil need protection!

Albawasil need protection!

30 Jan, '126 Comments

And so they should. A security officer’s job is thankless, hard and requires intelligence, self-control, continuous training and much empathy with people of all walks of life. They also continuously have to make tough choices which must always fall within the rule of law; hence, their continuous appropriate training is critical. The title of “albawasil” […]

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“The People Want to Overthrow the Regime!”

“The People Want to Overthrow the Regime!”

15 Feb, '1110 Comments

That was the chant that was continuously repeated throughout today. Just like the Tunisians and the Egyptians before them, Bahrainis today took to the streets in their tens of thousands to bid farewell to a fallen comrade. Gunned down in cold blood by a riot policeman for doing nothing other than joining his compatriots in demanding […]

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“It was just a bump” they claimed

“It was just a bump” they claimed

17 Apr, '0811 Comments

With 15 people still in custody for allegedly torching a police car and stealing a weapon, there were several claims of the accused being subjected to harsh treatment including beatings. Their lawyer demanded that they immediately be submitted to medical examination to ascertain the reality of the situation, the Ministry of Interior refused initially, but […]

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Loving thy country

Loving thy country

29 May, '0790 Comments

I’m not sure what the Ministry of the Interior wants to achieve by its continuous excessive use of force. If this is their idea of instilling love for the country, they failed; if it is their intention to protect public and private property, they failed, their habitual use of tear gas and rubber bullets and […]

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