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Bahrain, Libya Protests Continue

Posted on | February 19, 2011 | 2 Comments

If you thought camel-riding pro-Mubarak goon squads in Cairo were shocking, check out the news from Libya:

Defiant after four decades under Moammar Gadhafi’s hard-line rule, thousands of Libyans voiced their discontent in the eastern city of Benghazi, where a doctor treating the injured Saturday described hovering helicopters firing into the crowds and the sound of gunfire.
The doctor said dozens of injured people were hospitalized, most suffering from gunshot wounds.
“The situation is critical right now,” said the doctor who CNN is not identifying for security reasons. “The city is effectively under siege.”

Here’s video from Libya:

Meanwhile in Bahrain:

Thousands of protesters converged on Pearl roundabout midday Saturday, retaking the public square that’s been the site of two bloody confrontations between police and demonstrators earlier this week.

And here’s video from Bahrain:


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