Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Phone Masts Could Poison Food (Bahrain)

Gulf Daily News [Bahrain]
2 September 2009

Row over illegal phone masts


MUNICIPAL councillors will vote today whether to seek an urgent court order to remove illegal phone masts on rooftops in Muharraq, which have caused violent clashes between neighbours.

Muharraq Municipal Council has been bombarded with calls from residents complaining about neighbours, who are paid by telecommunication companies to set up masts at their homes or buildings.

There have been violent clashes between neighbours amid rumours that emissions from the masts could poison food. [...]