“In the space of just a few hours, what’s happened in Bahrain seems to have turned on its head…the police…

“In the space of just a few hours, what’s happened in Bahrain seems to have turned on its head…the police, the army are nowhere to be seen…and once again it is the protesters who are in charge in Pearl Square.”

The army ordered off the streets in Bahrain…The men who blocked and killed the protesters retreat…Beatings and bloodshed of the last few days have only made the discontent bolder…What happened was astonishing: the police in rapid retreat…The protesters back to Pearl Square…The balance of power in this region is shifting…

A protester: “This is our country, and we will live here and die here also…whatever, we are not afraid”

The reporter: “In the space of just a few hours, what’s happened in Bahrain seems to have turned on its head…the police, the army are nowhere to be seen…and once again it is the protesters who are in charge in Pearl Square.”

“You will kill one, 10 will appear. You will kill 10, thousands will appear. People will not shut their mouths because you have killed us…the blood is what clears more blood…It will be your blood as well” – a protester.

Amplify’d from www.bbc.co.uk

Protesters gather in Bahrain’s Pearl Square


19 February 2011
Last updated at 12:52 ET

Police in Bahrain have fired tear gas and shot guns at anti-government demonstrators trying to resume their protest in Pearl Square, Manama.

The confrontation came just hours after the government ordered the military off the streets.

The authorities said today they would now open a dialogue with the opposition.

Read more at www.bbc.co.uk

 

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