Further Bahraini violence as Saudi troops move in

Bahrain’s authorities have begun taking a harder line with pro-democracy protestors since the country’s powerful neighbour, Saudi Arabia, intervened to help the regime, writes Stephen Starr in Damascus

19th March, 2011
Further Bahraini violence as Saudi troops move in
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Bahrain’s authorities have begun taking a harder line with pro-democracy protestors since the country’s powerful neighbour, Saudi Arabia, intervened to help the regime, writes Stephen Starr in Damascus

The tiny island kingdom of Bahrain is set for further violence and crackdowns as protesters continue to defy police violence and political arrest s. The protestors are calling for democratic changes, as well as better rights for the country’s Shiite majority.

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