Tuesday, March 29, 2011

'Bahrain oil keeps global powers silent'



Bahraini riot police officers checking an ambulance to find injured anti-government protesters

Source: Press TV
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/172115.html

President of Bahrain's Center for Human Rights says the international community keeps silence over the Manama regime's atrocities against its people due to the wealth and massive oil reserves of the kingdom.

“Unfortunately, we are victims for being in a country which has oil. We are victim of being in a region which is influential because of its wealth,” Nabel Rajab told Press TV.

Human rights organizations warn against “dangerous and frightening situation” in Bahrain and “urge the US government to stop supplying weapons to the Bahraini government, but the response so far is not good at all,” he pointed out.

“We have a humanitarian crisis where we have hundreds of injured people being treated at homes and Private hospitals cannot take them [because] security personnel are at the hospitals to kidnap the injured people to unknown places,” Rajab went on to say.

Besides, there are a lot of injured people who have been tortured at Bahraini jails, Rajab added.

“We need help from the international community. We need humanitarian help but so far we do not receive any response from the international community,” Rajab noted.

Demonstrators in the Shia-majority Persian Gulf demand the ouster of the 230-year-old Sunni-led al-Khalifa monarchy as well as constitutional reforms.

At least 24 people have been killed and about 1,000 others injured during the crackdown.

Bahrain is home to the US Fifth Fleet base.

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