An apparent case of police brutality in Bahrain – can you provide the details?

A friend on Twitter provided this video to me, however, I cannot locate the original version on YouTube, and I wanted to share it with you.

It appears to show a traffic stop in a Bahraini neighborhood where people are harassed and threatened by riot police.

Do you know what happened here?  When was this, and where?  What is the story?  Can you solve this mystery?

If you know the original YouTube video, please share the link in the comments!

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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 25, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Here’s the original video: It was in Samaheej village on 6/17/2012. It was witnessed by @SAIDYOUSIF and @angryarabiya. @angryarabiya provided some details, but she incorrectly identified the officer: @angryarabiya also mentioned that the same officer threatened @SAIDYOUSIF, but incorrectly identified him again: Here, @SAIDYOUSIF explains that the (same) officer who threatened him and assaulted the guy was not the officer that @angryarabiya said: Later, @SAIDYOUSIF identified the officer as Isa Alsulaiti:

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