US urged to speak out on Bahrain

Some politicians are now calling for the White House to take action against Bahrain over human rights violations.

    Arbitrary arrests, unexplained disappearances, torture - just some of the testimony delivered before a Congressional Human Rights panel, chaired by Democrat Congressman, James McGovern.

    McGovern believes it’s time for the US to take action against Bahrain.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington DC.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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