I went to Bahrain’s Pearl roundabout out of curiosity – then my nightmare began. For so many others, the nightmare continuesmany Nada DhaifIt was curiosity that drew me to the Pearl roundabout in central Manama in February last year. If I’m honest I thought offering medical help to the protesters, set upon by armed government troops and neglected by Bahrain’s state medical care, would offer good anecdotes to share with my friends over afternoon tea. It was almost trendy. Then I pitched up, medical supplies in tow, and everything changed.
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