BAHRAIN: Hundreds Of Bahraini Police Launch Assault On Pro-Democracy Protesters In Capital Manama
MARCH 16TH UPDATE! BREAKING NEWS! AS THE WORLD TURNS IT ATTENTION TO JAPAN and after american defence secretary robert gates GAVE THE THE GREEN LIGHT TO SUPRESS PRO-DEMOCRACY CAMPAIGNERS during his monday visit to the tiny island kingdom of Bahrain. for two reasons 1.) to prop up despotic puppet monarchs, and 2.) to goto war with Iran for paid off politicians in dc who are bought off with bribes from the foreign isreali lobby, the powerful aipac BREAKING NEWS7:09am UK, Wednesday March 16, 2011 Hundreds of Bahraini riot police have launched an assault on pro-democracy demonstrators in Bahrain's capital Manama. Sky sources say helicopters are firing on protesters as authorities attempt to clear the crowds camped out on Pearl square. The security operation comes a day after the king declared martial law as the government attempts to quell the uprising by the island's Shi'ite Muslim majority. There are also reports that a hospital where the injured are being taken has been attacked. Demonstrators have retaliated by throwing petrol bombs at police who have been firing rounds of teargas as they advance towards them. On Tuesday a Bahraini policeman was among two men killed in new clashes with protesters as the king declared martial law. A three-month state of emergency has been imposed and the Foreign Office has advised Britons to leave the kingdom when it is safe to do so, unless they have a "pressing reason to remain". Over 60% of Bahrainis are Shi'ites who complain of <b>...</b>
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