Update from Bahrain

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Bahraini pro-government supporters wave their national flags and hold signs, as angry Shiites buried the dead of a violent police raid on anti-regime protesters. Bahraini pro-government supporters wave their national flags and hold signs, as angry Shiites buried the dead of a violent police raid on anti-regime protesters. (AFP/Getty Images/Getty)

The Bahraini King has declared a three month state of emergency amid continued protests. A thousand Saudi troops are in Bahrain Tuesday, along with help from the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf States. There have been reports that a Saudi soldier had been shot dead by opposition protester in Bahrain. But Abduljalil Khalili, an opposition leader disputes that claim, saying opposition members are being targeted.

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Abduljalil Khalali

Comments [1]

What a terrible interview John Hockenberry just did with Abduljalil Khalili. Patronizing, as if the opposition protesters have not been continually chanting "peaceful protest." All the fire power is in the hands of the Monarchy, and you ask about the opposition "responsibility" to keep order. Also, why not ask him to develop what he means regarding the opposition's readiness for discussion? You had a great chance to actually provide info for US audience, and you blew. Painful.

Mar. 15 2011 09:12 AM

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