11/26/2011

BBC allegations denied

Manama, Nov. 26 (BNA)—The Interior Ministry Security Media Director denied allegations by BBC channel, broadcast in its news bulletin, accusing Bahraini security forces of hampering the channel's crew work during their coverage of the incidents in A'ali last Thursday.
"Procedures taken, like verifying the work team's identification papers, is part of the police officers' duties to ensure the crew's security given that the team had had access to a region witnessing riots, acts of sabotage and blocking of public roads by thugs taking part in a funeral procession," he said pointing out that the security forces have provided all facilities to ensure the media teams reach the region to cover the incidents there.