Friday, January 11, 2008

Protestors in Bahrain politely agree to demonstrate the day before Bush arrives so as to avoid inconveniencing state security

Bahrain Tribune Daily Newspaper, Bahrain

"The Bahrain Youth Society (Al Shabeeba) and the Environment Friends Society will demonstrate against Bush visit [January 11].
"The Ministry of Interior finally permitted the society rally yesterday. “The ministry called us yesterday and told us that we can hold our ally on Friday. We had suggested to hold the protest a day before the Bush visit as the authorities had claimed that they were busy with the security arrangements during the visit,” society vice president Hussain Al Oraibi told the Tribune.
The protest under the theme. ‘Stop Killing Us’ will be held outside the United Nations House in Hoora at 3.30pm.
"The Environment Friends Society will follow suit and demonstrate at its their premises in West Riffa an hour later."

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