07 Aug '11, 2am

Bahrain Raids Offices of Doctors Without Borders | Care2 Causes #Bahrain #feb14 #bhn #huanrights

Bahrain Raids Offices of Doctors Without Borders | Care2 Causes #Bahrain #feb14 #bhn #huanrights

A documentary made by Al Jazeera entitled Bahrain: Shouting in the dark describes the country’s uprising as the “Arab revolution that was abandoned by the Arabs, forsaken by the West and forgotten by the world.” According to the documentary, supporters of the Bahraini government used Facebook to trace anti-government protesters; the social media tool that played a key role in the Egyptian revolution was instead used to track down 20-year-old anti-government protester and poet Ayat Al Qurmezi , says the Telegraph : Visitors were told “write the traitor’s name and work place” and, according to the film, masked commandos then arrested her and took her to prison. According to reports, Ms Al Qurmezi’s mother said: “This is the first time something like this has happened. Young girls taken from their homes, arrested and we don’t know where they are.” The film also alleges that m...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/bahrain-raids-offices-of-doct...

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