“[The arrests were] the last resort as there was no other option. There is a lot of pressure on the local administration to tackle these refusals,” Pervez Kamal Khan, the head of health services in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said.
"They used to attack 14- and 15-year-olds and hack off their limbs. Girls were attacked. Aged people were attacked. Now they have come to babies. It's terrible, really terrible," Al-Shaymaa Kwegyir, an albino and member of the Tanzanian parliament said.
"John Legend isn't just any performer. He has emerged as one our most principled and outspoken artists on issues of social justice and police abuse," a professor asking the singer to reconsider performing in Bahrain told ThinkProgress.