Demonstrations continue in Bahrain

Thousands of demonstrators held nationwide rallies in the streets of the capital Manama and the cities of Samaheej, Sitra, Bilad al-Qadim, and many other towns to protest the detention of political prisoners. Security forces used teargas and birdshot to disperse protesters. An unknown number of people were injured in the towns of Bilad al-Qadim and Sitra.

Civil unrest has continued for some time, and travellers should refrain from travelling to this country at this time.

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