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UN Hands Over Protesters To Bahrain.

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Officials at the UN offices in Manama, the capital city of Bahrain, have handed over human rights protesters to the Bahraini security forces according to information coming out of Twitter and Demotix:

“Three Bahrain women, Asma Darwish,Sawsan Jawad and Zainab Alkhawaja have been arrested as they began a hunger strike calling for immediate action to be taken by the UN, on political prisoners in Bahrain. “

So instead of helping the women, the UN officials hand them over to the very people they should be protecting them from. Despicable.

Jack Writes.

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Jack of Kent covers two issues that I had been pondering, the death of Dr. Kelly and the charges laid against the founder of Wikileaks.

I am not sure what to make of Dr. Kelly’s death, there is quite a lot of conflicting opinion.

As for Wikileaks there’s been a number of pieces in the press on how the security services in various countries wanted to clampdown/disassemble/neutralise Wikileaks because of all the embarrassment that they caused, but again I’m not sure.

Written by modernityblog

22/08/2010 at 15:18