Bahrain regime kills, gets new US weapons (?)


Bahrain confirms teen died in police custody. Government doesn’t say how 18-year-old died in hospital, but an opposition leader claims cause of death was torture: here.

From Foreign Policy in the USA:

Obama administration using loophole to quietly sell arms package to Bahrain

Posted By Josh Rogin Friday, January 27, 2012 – 4:41 PM

President Barack Obama’s administration has been delaying its planned $53 million arms sale to Bahrain due to human rights concerns and congressional opposition, but this week administration officials told several congressional offices that they will move forward with a new and different package of arms sales — without any formal notification to the public.

Bahrain Feature: The Clouds of Tear Gas and Death Gather Once More: here.

Bahrain’s use of tear gas against protesters increasingly deadly: here.

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