U.S. condemns arrest

CNN: U.S. condemns arrest of opposition figures in Bahrain, March 18, 2011:

The arrest in Bahrain of several prominent opposition figures has left the United States “deeply troubled,” according to a statement Friday from the State Department.

“We are particularly concerned about the arrest of Ibrahim Sharif, a prominent leader of Wa’ad — a large, registered, legitimate political society recognized by the government of Bahrain, as well as the reported detention of Dr. Ali Al-Ekri, a senior physician at Bahrain’s largest public hospital, Salmaniya Medical Center,” the statement said.

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