Tag: police brutality

Injustice

Injustice

18 Aug, '121 Comment

Another young soul is extinguished. Courtesy of the Bahraini police. The crime? Demonstrating for social justice. Democracy. Freedoms. He purportedly threw Molotov cocktails at a police car. The police’s response was brutal and inhumane. According to eye-witnesses he was shot in the back and beaten to a pulp by uniformed and out of uniform individuals, […]

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Unhone paisa kyon diya?

Unhone paisa kyon diya?

12 Jan, '127 Comments

I’ve started learning Urdu. Which seems to have become the Official Primary Language of this country. Why else would allegedly murdering policemen employed by our Ministry of Interior who have direct access to my fellow Arab-speaking citizens need a translator in our courts when giving testimony and denying any wrongdoing for the murders of two […]

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Police brutality as an art form in Bahrain

Police brutality as an art form in Bahrain

18 Dec, '112 Comments

Diabolical of course, but as it has become the norm now, especially AFTER the BICI report’s come out, the government might well think that they could field the worst offenders (and there doesn’t seem to be any good ones there who could exercise their conscience once in a while) to the Olympics of depravity. Here’s […]

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Torture in plain daylight, and in front of a sitting MP

9 Jan, '117 Comments

While the US Ambassador was assuring us that human rights is very important to the political leadership in this country in an interview released today in Alwasat, it’s ironic that in the very same issue a news article confirms the torture of a citizen in front of a sitting MP! قال رئيس كتلة الوفاق البرلمانية […]

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