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Bahrain: News on Pearl Roundabout Crackdown Flows

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011.

Eyewitness and amplified reports on Twitter are coming in fast about the pre-dawn raid on protesters at Bahrain's Pearl Roundabout.

Twitter user @Hisham_g reports on attacks on international media:

RT @khabarNYC: @chanadbh CNN crew were ripped off their equipment at the airport by security…media blackout#Bahrain

[Audio] ABC's Miguel Marquez Beaten in#Bahrain – ABC News -http://goo.gl/gA3Ts #Feb14

Regime in #Bahrain is counting on media fatigue.. waited for western hemisphere to go 2 sleep to crackdown on 1000s of peaceful protesters

[Video] – قمع السميره السلميه في دوار اللؤلوه -http://goo.gl/9YcSJ #Bahrain

Global Voices Author Amira al Hussaini has reported slow and intermittent Internet, but has been managing to update on the protests via her Twitter feed @justamira:

Thank u 4 ur support: I ask you to direct them to the people on the ground: I watched from the sidelines: A witness to this massacre #Feb14

Followed #SidiBouzid and cried; followed #Jan25 and cried; and now#Feb14 is in my backyard: I feel numb and betrayed. #Bahrain

This post is part of our special coverage of Bahrain Protests 2011.

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