Bahraini riot police attack on Imam Redha Mosque
5 January, 2014 – Shia Post
Security forces in Bahrain have attacked on a Shia Mosque and Hussainia in Sanabis village on Sunday evening, The Shia Post reported.
The extensive and persistent use of tear gas against civilians by Bahrain’s security forces since over two years was unprecedented in the 100-year history of its use throughout the world.
The Bahraini government has resorted to the policy of “collective punishment” of the nation by regular crack downs on the people who peacefully protest against government’s discriminatory policies.
Bahrainis have been staging demonstrations since mid-February 2011, calling for political reforms and a constitutional monarchy, a demand that later changed to an outright call for the ouster of the ruling Al Khalifa family following the regime’s brutal crackdown on popular protests.
Scores have been killed, many of them under torture while in custody, and thousands more detained since the popular uprising began in the Persian Gulf state.
Protesters say they will continue holding anti-regime demonstrations until their demands for the establishment of a democratically-elected government and an end to the rights violations are met. …more