Google Earth, Not WikiLeaks, Caused the Protests in Bahrain

#Politics

Thu, Mar 3rd, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to this article in Business Insider, images found on Google Earth contributed to anti-government riots in Bahrain. As the article explains:

A few years ago, Bahrain's oppressed and overcrowded Shiite majority began using Google Earth to view palaces and other estates that make up 95% of the country. As these images churned up discontent, the government blocked Google Earth. However, an anonymous PDF guide was distributed by email.

  1214

 

You may also be interested in:

THE WAR ON DRUGS
If You Link or Comment About WikiLeaks, You Don't Get a US Government Job
Club Seals for the Winter Olympics
In America, People Wait In Line for 7 Hours to Vote
“Trolling America.”