(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Bahraini prosecutors on Monday ordered the detention for 30 days of 15 anti-government protesters arrested at the weekend.The official Bahrain News Agency claimed the accused were among a group of 100 protesters who protested in Manama on Friday.Since mid-February 2011, thousands of pro-democracy protesters have staged numerous demonstrations in the streets of Bahrain, calling for the Al Khalifa royal family to relinquish power. Meanwhile Heavy clashes have erupted in Bahrain’s village of Malikiyah, south of capital Manama, as anti-regime protesters continue to brave the regime’s heavy crackdown on opposition demonstrations.Bahraini forces fired tear gas and used shotguns to disperse the anti-regime protesters. According to local sources, scores of more than 95 people have been killed and hundreds arrested.A new release of US Defense Department’s documents also revealed that Washington has been providing the Al Khalifa regime with weapons and combat vehicle parts.Despite the foreign-backed clampdown, the Bahraini regime has failed to stop the demonstrations that continue on an almost daily basis. /129
- News Code : 383816
- Source : News Agencies
The official Bahrain News Agency claimed the accused were among a group of 100 protesters who protested in Manama on Friday.