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Sunday
Dec252011

Bahrain Video/Picture Feature: Are Police Allying with "Thugs" For Attacks?


A series of images and first-hand reports from Bahrain last night pointed to a new phase in the conflict between security forces and protesters. It appears that, whether or not the police requested assistance, they have been joined by plainclothes men in the use of force and intimidation.

The main location was Dar Kulaib. Police mingled with men hurling stones and other objects and then the force, armed with sticks and metal rods, moved into the village, damaging vehicles and property:

Elsewhere, video testified to the escalation of the clashes --- a policeman hurls a Molotov cocktail back at unseen demonstrators:

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