Protest Demanding the Release of Detainees

On 20 February 2010, a peaceful protest was held demanding the release of detainees in the ‘Maameer’ case, when an innocent Pakistani worker was burnt to death during riots. The families of the detainees and a number of political activists and religious leaders participated in the protest, in which they carried banners and pictures under the Bahraini flag. They also issued a statement saying they will use all peaceful means to demand the release of the detainees.