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Zainab Alkhawaja: Detained in Protest

Saturday 17th December 2011

After hearing Maryam Alkhawaja speak at the Frontline Club Event last night, I set out to try and find the video of her sister, Zainab’s, arrest in Bahrain. Maryam described the arrest that had happened the previous day and the current situation, that her family were not allowed to take Zainab any clothes or lotion for her contact lenses that had melted in her eyes after the police sprayed a gas in them. Here is the video, taken on Thursday 15th December 2011:


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