[Marxism] Massive Pro-Democracy Protests in Bahrain Met with Tear Gas

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 13:29:31 MDT 2012


*The demonstration was one of the largest since the Bahraini uprising was
quelled last year*

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Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the Bahraini
capital<http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-17309839>of Manama
today in what was one of the largest protests to break out since
an uprising was quelled last year. Demonstrators called for democratic
reform and an end to the U.S.-backed dictatorship, which discriminates
against the Shia Muslim-majority population and has been accused of
widespread human rights abuses.

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http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/831796/massive_pro-democracy_protests_in_bahrain_met_with_tear_gas/#paragraph3



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