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American and British activists join all-female protest in Bahrain

American and British activists join all-female protest in Bahrain | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Bahraini anti-government protesters, accompanied by two Western activists, sit in a street and gesture toward riot police blocking their way in Qadam, Bahrain, on Friday. The Westerners in front - U.S. activist Medea Benjamin, center right, and Briton Elaine Martha, center left - were arrested along with at least one Bahraini woman during the march, one of several efforts Friday to walk toward the main site of last spring's pro-democracy protests, now a revamped but sealed-off traffic junction in the capital.

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2 Foreign activists arrested in Bahrain| Elaine Murthagh & Medea Benjamin

2 Foreign activists arrested in Bahrain| Elaine Murthagh & Medea Benjamin | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

"Despite the government's efforts to keep us out, I am happy to have had a chance to be with the people of Bahrain and witness their courage and determination to win their rights," says Benjamin. "I leave this country disgusted by the government's cruelty and inspired by the people's resistance—'samood,' as they say. I am certain they will be triumphant."

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