Bahraini baby girl killed


This video is called Direct targeting tear gas on a girl’s car in Bahrain.

From the Financial Times in England:

December 12, 2011 12:52 pm

Baby’s death threatens Bahrain reform agenda

By Simeon Kerr in Dubai

The death of a five-day-old girl has become the latest episode threatening to overshadow attempts by the Bahrain government to lift the state out of a year of protest and repression.

Al-Wefaq, the main Shia opposition party, says there is evidence to show that the infant died in her home on Sunday as a result of inhalation of tear gas fired by riot police.

See also here. And here.

The Arab Spring has been good business for lobby shops in Washington. Despotic regimes have long sought to improve their reputations abroad, especially in the United States: here.

Nick Turse | Did the Pentagon Help Strangle the Arab Spring? Nick Turse, TomDispatch: “These training missions are only a fraction of the dozens carried out each year in secret, far from the prying eyes of the press or local populations. They are a key component of an outsized Pentagon support system that also shuttles aid and weaponry to a set of allied Middle Eastern kingdoms and autocracies”: here.

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