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Nuwaidrat (Arabic: النويدرات) is a veelage locatit in Bahrain, close tae Sitra; it wis umwhile pairt o the Sitra Municipality.

Location of Nuwaidrat
Location of Nuwaidrat

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

1990s uprisin[eedit | eedit soorce]

Durin the 1990s Bahraini uprisin, a polisman frae the Al-Saeedi faimily, whose first name wis no revealed, wis allegedly killed in Eker efter being surroondit bi three fowk whom the govrenment says are vandals an then killed bi ane o those three fowk, a man frae Nuwaidrat cried Isa Qambar. Qambar wis executit on 26 Mairch 1996. A memorial for Isa wis done in the veelage on 26 Mairch 2008. Sheikh Ali Salman, the leader o Al Wefaq in Bahrain wis present.

2011-2012 uprising[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 14 Februar 2011, polis uised tear gas against protesters in the veelage; they wur pairticipatin in kintra-wide protests.[1] The mairchers wur demandin the release o those detained durin earlier protests.[2]

On 28 December 2011, protesters threw Molotov cocktails at riot polis at the entrance o the veelage which led tae the burnin o ane o the riot polis's jeeps.[3] The security forces in the burned jeep tried tae quickly get it oot o the veelage as it wis no completely burned doun.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Tunisia-Egypt shock wave rumbles on
  2. "Clashes mark Bahrain 'Day of Rage'". Al-Jazeera English. 14 Februar 2011. Retrieved 14 Februar 2011.

Coordinates: 26°08′N 50°36′E / 26.13°N 50.6°E / 26.13; 50.6