‘ Bahrain’s Opposition Shiite Movement Gear up for Protests Ahead of Parliamentary Elections ‘

#AceWorldNews – BAHRAIN (Manama) – September 30 – Bahrain’s opposition movement paralysed traffic on the main streets in the country’s capital Manama, RIA Novosti reports.

Largely made up of Shiite citizens, the opposition burned tires and poured oil on the city’s main streets.

'Bahrain Opposition Blocks Central Streets in Manama'

‘Bahrain Opposition Blocks Central Streets in Manama’

In order to prevent accidents, the police blocked access to certain areas in the city centre.

The opposition movement is gearing up for more protests ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for November 22.

The demonstrators are speaking out against the government’s decision to abolish one of the country’s provinces, distributing the election polls among other provinces.

' Protests in Manama in 2011 '

‘ Protests in Manama in 2011 ‘

The demonstrations in Bahrain have not ceased, since the uprising in 2011 followed by the crackdown backed by Saudi-led Gulf troops.


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