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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

''Unrest raging on in Bahrain''

From Daily News Egypt

''Security forces clashed with mourners at a funeral of a 16 year old boy in Al-Muharaq in Bahrain on 21 August, arresting more men in an ongoing crackdown on dissenters for which the Gulf Kingdom has been criticised by numerous human rights organisations.

Hussam Haddad was killed on the night of 17 August and pictures of his body indicate that he was severely beaten and shot at close range with birdshot, according to the Bahraini Centre of Human Rights (BCHR). Based on this evidence, the BCHR concluded the killing was intentional.''

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