From Amnesty International:
Obama administration approves arms shipment to Bahrain
January 28, 2012 at 9:50 AM
Despite continued human rights violations against civilians, Foreign Policy’s Josh Rogin reports that the Bahraini government is about to get even more military armaments from the United States. According to the article, which quotes key members of Congress, the Obama Administration has approved a new sale of US arms and/or military equipment to Bahraini security forces.
See also here.
Obama quietly sells arms to human rights-abuser Bahrain. And the administration isn’t saying what exactly is being given to the regime, which has attacked protesters: here.
Fresh Concerns Over U.S. Military Sales to Bahrain as Crackdown Continues: here.
Bahrain Minister Calls for 15-Year Prison for Police Attackers: here.
This is a video about Bahraini police firing tear gas grenades.
Bahrain Feature: Rubber Bullets — Another “Non-Lethal” Weapon For The Police: here.