February 16: Violations by Bahraini Security Forces Continues..
Bahraini security forces continue to punish the villages collectively by excessive use of tear gas. Some of those villages didn't witness any marches or demonstrations. Many reports of tear gas being thrown into the houses causing suffocation specially to children and elderly. Sitra, specifically was targeted for the second night in a row, young men were beaten in the street, taken away for unknown destinations, some were arrested. Some injuries were also reported.