Bahrain Protester Killed

    Bahraini protesters flash "V" sign for the victory behind a barricade during clashes with riot police in a Shiite suburb of the capital Manama, on April 20, 2012 following a demonstration to demand a halt to the Formula One Grand Prix event. Bahrain's rulers insisted this weekend's Grand Prix must go ahead to avoid "empowering extremists" after the Gulf kingdom was rocked by fresh violence and the Force India team pulled out of a practice session. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Bahraini opposition groups said police killed a man during a peaceful protest Friday that was violently quashed by security forces—and the public prosecutor said Saturday they would be investigating the death. The man, identified as Salah Abbas Habib, was found early Saturday morning in a small village outside the capital city of Manama. The government has been cracking down in advance of the Formula 1 Grand Prix event that is taking place Sunday. The race is still scheduled to take place despite the mounting tension.

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