Bahrain MP quits to protest 'massacre'
Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:07:41 GMT
Bahraini lawmaker Nada Hafad has resigned from the country's parliament as a brutal crackdown of peaceful anti-government protesters continues.
Hafad's resignation came on Tuesday in protest to the ongoing massacre" in Bahrain and amid reports of random shootings by military helicopters.
Bahraini security forces are reportedly using live rounds in their attempt to disperse thousands of people have been staging street protests in their quest for political refoms.
The forces have reportedly attacked a hospital and clashed with the doctors in the medical center.
Witnesses also said of the involvement of Arab armies in the killing of Bahraini protesters adding that Saudi troops prevented ambulances from delivering the injured to hospitals.
Meanwhile in the Saudi city of Qatif rallied in a show of solidarity with protesters in Bahrain and condemned the use of violence against them.