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Bahraini doctors 'dragged from their beds'


Foreign Secretary William Hague has expressed concern over human rights abuses in Bahrain, where dozens of doctors are reported to have been detained in a crackdown by government security forces.

Richard Sollom, author of the report by the group, Physicians for Human Rights, analyses why medical staff are being singled out.

And Professor Kevin Burnand, a consultant surgeon who knows one of the arrested doctors well, talks about the "fear" that many are living in.

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