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Thousands in Bahrain protest against 'torture': reports

Thousands in Bahrain protest against 'torture': reports | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Thousands of partisans of Bahrain's opposition demonstrated near Manama on Friday to protest against the alleged torture of jailed regime opponents, witnesses said.

Gathered around the Shiite village of Daih, men and women waved Bahrain's national flag and held up signs that read: "Manama, capital of torture," the witnesses said.

"Torture is a practice rooted in the security agencies," in Bahrain, the main Shiite opposition bloc Al-Wefaq said in a statement.

It charged that a tug-of-war is underway in Sunni-ruled Bahrain between "a political majority demanding a democratic transition and a hard core dictatorship that refuses any change."...

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The protests today in Ahdaih village near Manama, Bahrain

The protests today in Ahdaih village near Manama, Bahrain | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

11/6/2011 protest

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