Bahrain charges, releases 4 U.S. journalists


Bahrain charges, releases 4 U.S. journalists
 

Authorities in Bahrain filed criminal charges against four U.S. journalists Tuesday and then released them pending further investigation, the state-run Bahrain News Agency said.
Freelance journalist Anna Therese Day and three unidentified male journalists were arrested Sunday at a demonstration in Sitra marking the fifth anniversary of pro-democracy protests in the tiny nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia. Security forces have been using tear gas and water cannons to break up the protests.
"The individuals were questioned in the presence of lawyers and charged with unlawful... read more

 
16 February 2016 in World News, Views: 13
Source: Usa Today
 


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