See the Google Earth Images That May Have Sparked the Bahrain Unrest

Business Insider has a fascinating post showing the Google Earth images that may have sparked the Bahrain unrest. BI 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, a PDF guide to the images was distributed by email.

The site has obtained 45 images, some of which are below (the comments are original to the circulated PDF):

See the rest of the images here.

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