Al Jazeera article describes abuse of women in Bahrain

Bahrain denies mass sackings over protests
Official says “no one has been dismissed for disciplinary reasons” as ILO team visits kingdom to express concerns.
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2011 14:55

One woman who spoke to the AFP news agency said she was threatened with rape if she did not confess to taking part in protests.

“You’d better confess. Otherwise, I’d take you to the other interrogation room where men would make you talk,” she said, quoting an officer’s threat.
Country profile: Bahrain

The woman said she was dragged from her workplace along with other Shia Muslim colleagues. In the bus to the police station, policewomen slapped their faces and made them chant pro-monarchy slogans, she said.

Bahrain is ruled by the Sunni Muslim Al-Khalifa family.

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