Bahrain 2007

Bahrain 2007

Asia
Yearbook 2007 Bahrain. Security forces deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against Shiite protesters on December 19 in a number of villages in the northern part of the kingdom. The protesters reportedly demanded compensation for human rights violations during the 1980s. At least one person was killed in the rattlesnakes, about ten were injured and forty were said to have been arrested. Bahrain's population is dominated by Shia Muslims but the country's leaders are Sunnis. According to abbreviationfinder: BA is the 2-letter acronym for the country of Bahrain. According to CountryAAH, Manama is the capital city of Bahrain. The human rights organization Amnesty International protested in January that two men and one woman, all convicted of murder, had been executed on December 11, 2006. The death penalty had long been…
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