Time: How the Bahrain Regime Wants to Erase Its Bad Memories, March 18, 2011:
The 45 helmeted men, armed with rifles, their faces masked, came for Ibrahim Sharif at 2 a.m. on Friday. They hopped the fence and entered his home, carted him off to jail — or Saudi Arabia — no one’s really sure. “They were ringing the bell and shouting ‘open, open, open,'” the dissident’s wife, Fareeda, told TIME later that day. “Ibrahim told them to lower their guns, to calm down. They took him anyway. It took less than 10 minutes.” The vans outside, she said, sported the insignia of Bahrain’s national security forces.
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