Update on Ali Mohammed Almuwali, shot by security forces in Bahrain protest

We transmit the sad news that Bahraini citizen Ali Mohammed Almuwali remains hospitalized and in critical condition with a fractured skull after being shot at close range by Bahrain security forces while attending a peaceful demonstration on Friday, June 22, 2012.

Almuwali, who is 27 years old and a father, has undergone two surgeries and sustained brain damage.  His hospital room is under tight security, and even his family were initially prohibited from seeing him.

Video below portrays the unprovoked attack.  Bahrain has rationalized the actions of their security forces, saying it was necessary to prevent “traffic congestion.”

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Mary Fletcher Jones is a mom, teacher, and blogger. Her blogs include Autumn in Virginia, Cool Yule Blog, and You Can't Make This Stuff Up, among others. She is also the creator of "Living Well With Autism," an online resource for caregivers of children, teens, and adults with autism and related special needs.

Posted on June 24, 2012, in Human Rights Reports, Video and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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