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Bahrain Video Special: Turning a Police-Supported Mob into Political Comedy

Last week, shocking CCTV footage surfaced of a raid on a Bahrain supermarket, owned by the Jawad Group, a long-time target of harassment by loyalist groups.

A mob of young men streamed into the shop, smashing and stealing with impunity. Police eventually arrived on the scene, but rather than react with tear gas and mass arrests, they appeared to support the looters or, at a minimum, are acquiesce in their actions.

There is something surreal and comedic about the footage, to the point where one wonders it might actually have happened. This perhaps was the inspiration for "Cam 3", the latest short film by Bahrana Drama:

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