Security forces burst into operating theatres, beat staff and searched from ward to ward for doctors according to the first detailed accounts of a violent government crackdown at the hospital in Manama.
Opposition leaders in the small island kingdom described the attack by security troops as a "crime against humanity" and the United Nations said it seemed to have broken international laws.
Now a member of staff, who spoke to The Sunday Telegraph in secret for fear of retribution from government forces, has described the full sequence of events which caused outrage around the world.
"They are really after us," he said. "There's been a lot of physical abuse and humiliation of doctors. They treat us as if we were terrorists." More...