Four U.S. citizens, including one woman, arrested by the Bahraini authorities. They are suspected of providing false information when crossing the border and participating in anti-government speeches.
The Americans entered the country on 11 and 12 February. According to official authorities, they reported that they are tourists, while actually working journalists.
U.S. citizens have also hidden the fact that intend to participate in the opposition rallies, timed for the fifth anniversary of the beginning of the «Arab spring». The American Embassy reported that following the situation.
Recall that in Bahrain a few months of continued demonstrations by the opposition Shia against the Sunni authorities. Suppress their possible only after the country had entered Saudi troops.