Wednesday, January 23, 2013

You can't insult foreign mercenaries in Bahrain

""She is also charged with insulting the police because she called them "mercenaries". This is what we call the riot police, as they are often foreigners. [In 2011, the Bahraini government asked Saudi troops to intervene on Bahraini soil]. To us, they have no legitimacy in monitoring the protests. Most have been in Bahrain for several years, and others were called in after the start of the uprising. For them, it's a way to make a living, so they act with zeal.""