[JURIST] The Bahrain government's indiscriminate use of tear gas against protesters is resulting in severe injuries and civilian deaths, according to a report [text, PDF; press release] released Wednesday by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) [advocacy website]. According to PHR Deputy Director Richard Sollom, the report?s lead author, tear gas "can cause permanent injuries, miscarriages, birth defects, and even fatalities as used by Bahrain's security forces." The report notes that:While current international law allows governments to use some chemical agents...

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