01 Jul '11, 4am

#UN welcomes #Bahrain probe of unrest #Feb14 #lulu #Arab #GCC #USA #UK #HRW #Help #Freedom #Democracy #Revolution #Sos

#UN welcomes #Bahrain probe of unrest #Feb14 #lulu #Arab #GCC #USA #UK #HRW #Help #Freedom #Democracy #Revolution #Sos

Mr Ban insisted the five-man panel appointed to investigate the bloody unrest that erupted during anti-regime protests in February and March must 'be able to work with full independence in accordance with international norms and standards'. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA UNITED NATIONS - UN CHIEF Ban Ki Moon welcomed on Thursday a move by Bahrain to launch a probe to investigate the violent repression of pro-democracy protests, but stressed its independence was key. The secretary-general 'welcomes this development and underscores that the commission should be granted full access to all individuals, organisations and information relevant to the investigation', his spokesman said. Mr Ban insisted the five-man panel appointed to investigate the bloody unrest that erupted during anti-regime protests in February and March must 'be able to work with full independence in accordance w...

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