The US and Saudi backed regime has banned protests in the country. The coverage from the Western media has been largely low key. Quelle surprise.
US-Backed Regime in Bahrain Bans All Protests -- News from Antiwar.com
Odd that Rodham Clinton is railing against a dictatorship in Damascus while keeping quite on another one in Manama.The US-backed dictatorship in Bahrain has banned all rallies and protests in the country, the latest repressive measure imposed on the population in response to persistent pro-democracy protests that have not let up for almost two years now.
Lt. Gen. Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s interior minister, issued a statement on Monday essentially announcing that freedom of expression in Bahrain is a threat to the state and inserting lies about the pro-reform movement’s ties with “extremism.”
Has it something to do with the US Fifth Fleet?