Tuesday, February 12, 2013

News at Eleven (Back Page): Princess Noura [Bint Ebrahim al-Khalifa] is also charged

separately with being present when poet Ayat al-Qurmazi was brutally tortured. Al-Qurmazi was arrested after she read a poem criticizing the royal family in front of a crowd of 10,000 people. Her attorney claims the princess was present when others applied electric shocks to the poet's face, spat in her mouth and beat her while she was in detention.

from Fox News: Bahrain princess on trial for torture during Arab Spring protests


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