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Bahraini State Terror

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Security forces open fire at point blank range. A tear gas canister struck a young man. His forearm was fractured. Severe bone damage resulted. He required secret surgery. Doing so involves unsanitary conditions. Infection risks are high.

BCHR discussed a protester injured by multiple shotgun pellets. Many remain lodged in his body. He's in pain. His injuries are severe.

"Several teenagers were shot in the face with shotguns and are at risk of blindness in one or both eyes."

One remains in serious condition. He'll possibly go blind. He's seeking private medical care. Three other protesters sustained eye injuries. They're in critical condition. Their prognosis is unclear.

Illegal weapons are used. Excessive force targets all protesters. Bahrainis brave state terror. They demonstrate actively anyway. They risk injuries, arrests, imprisonment and death.

Many protesters sustain serious chest, head and face wounds. Pellets penetrate lungs. Breathing problems result. Medical care is sought secretly in private homes.

Anyone seen injured in public risks detention. Some seek hospital treatment anyway. Doing so assures arrest. BCHR discussed Shamsan Mohammed.

On November 2, he was outside his home. Twenty people gathered nearby. Riot police attacked them. Metal shotgun pellets were fired. 

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