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Date: 12 May 2014

Denial in Bahrain? The Links Between Sickle Cell Disease, Detention and Tear Gas.

Since the outbreak of pro-reform protests in Bahrain in early 2011 security forces have deployed an unprecedented amount of tear gas resulting in the deaths of numerous individuals. This torrent has also revealed a genetic component to Bahrain's political unrest through a record spike in sickle cell deaths - a condition that predominantly affects the marginalised Shia population.

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