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Bahrain: Tens of thousands march against the government

Bahrain, Bahrain
September 27, 2013 at 22:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

Bahrain: Tens of thousands march against the government

Tens of thousands marched in Bahrain on Friday in the largest anti-government protest in months.

Sporadic clashes with security forces broke out as the demonstrators clogged a main highway, but the marches were mostly peaceful.

The rally was approved by Bahrain's Sunni rulers as part of efforts to reach out to the Shiite-led opposition. The Gulf nation has seen constant unrest since 2011 which saw the beginning of an uprising against the government control and for greater political rights.

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Bahrain: Tens of thousands march against the government

Tens of thousands marched in Bahrain on Friday in the largest anti-government protest in months.

Sporadic clashes with security forces broke out as the demonstrators clogged a main highway, but the marches were mostly peaceful.

The rally was approved by Bahrain's Sunni rulers as part of efforts to reach out to the Shiite-led opposition. The Gulf nation has seen constant unrest since 2011 which saw the beginning of an uprising against the government control and for greater political rights.

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