Friday, February 14th, marked the third anniversary of the pro-democracy protests in Bahrain, and hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets over the weekend to demand their right to freedom and democracy. The government responded with a heavy use of teargas and the use of shotguns loaded with pellets. The BCHR documentation team confirmed that at least 50 people were injured during the protests. The BCHR documented 94 arrests in the days leading up to the protests, and throughout the weekend – from 10 February through 16 February.
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