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Unrest Bahrain Clashes on Uprising Anniversary Hasan Jamali / AP Photo

Bahrain Clashes on Uprising Anniversary

Activists who took to the streets to mark the anniversary of the protests in Bahrain were met with tear gas and stun grenades. Riot police have been deployed across the country in advance of the anniversary, which is expected to see thousands of demonstrators turn out in Manama’s Pearl Roundabout. On Monday night, demonstrators came within a mile and a half of the roundabout before being pushed back by police. Most demonstrators are from the country's Shia majority and say they're being oppressed by the Sunni royal family. At least 60 people have been killed in the year since the uprising began.

February 14, 2012 6:45 AM