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Bahrain and Yemen declare war on their protesters

March 19, 2011

0 With 42 killed in Sanaa, regimes show they will keep power at any cost By Patrick Cockburn Sunday, 20 March 2011 afp/getty images More protests hit both Yemen (above) and Bahrain yesterday   Abrutal counter-revolution is sweeping through the Arabian Peninsula as Bahrain and Yemen both declare war on reform movements and ferociously try […]

Robert Fisk in Bahrain: ‘They didn’t run away. They faced the bullets head-on’

February 19, 2011

0 After Egypt’s revolution, the people have lost their fear Saturday, 19 February 2011 Getty Images ‘They didn’t run away. They faced the bullets head-on.’     “Massacre – it’s a massacre,” the doctors were shouting. Three dead. Four dead. One man was carried past me on a stretcher in the emergency room, blood spurting […]