Bahrain Sentences Four Democracy Activists to Death
April 29, 2011
(Mosaic Video Alert: April 28, 2011) In Bahrain, Saudi-backed Bahraini forces continue their clampdown on protests, as security forces attacked protestors in Sitra. A Bahraini military court has sentenced several detained protestors to death. The sentencing is expected to spark more angry protests after Friday prayers. Meanwhile, protestors in Saudi Arabia continue to demand political reform, the release of prisoners, and respect for human rights. Over 140 political activists have reportedly been arrested since protests began in mid-January.
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