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Bahrain security forces beat woman protester

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Press TV

A video (view in original source on Press TV) has emerged showing Bahrain security forces beating a woman and removing her hijab during an anti-regime protest.

The video posted by media outlets on Friday, shows dozens of riot policemen surrounding a woman and dragging her as she screams and cries while bleeding from her mouth.

Another video shot from a different angel showed how policemen stripped her of her Hijab.

The woman was later identified as Zahra al-Shaikh, an activist who was released from prison in July 2012 after being detained and tortured for taking part in anti-regime protests.

Many pictures of Zahra were posted online within hours of the assault; however, users deleted her pictures, which showed her without the Hijab, and instead posted pictures with her hair blackened…


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