August 14th, 2013
05:10 AM ET

Opposition plans mass protests in Bahrain

Two years of simmering unrest could boil over Wednesday as Bahraini protesters plan to flood the streets to demand reform.

The anti-government opposition bloc has called for mass demonstrations in the tiny island kingdom, trying to reignite an uprising in which the majority Shiite population protested against the ruling Sunni minority.


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  1. saywhat

    Our support of the Bahraini rulers should have been withdrawn long back. Brutal treatment of any dissent or opposition has been the rule there.

    August 14, 2013 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |