[22 Nov 2013] Tens of thousands of Bahrainis protest against al Khalifa regime - English

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In Bahrain, tens of thousands of demonstrators pour onto the streets to protest against the regime\'s crackdown on dissident. The march was called by Bahrain\'s main opposition group al-Wefaq. The protesters called for the release of political detainees. Ahead of the rally, al-Wefaq issued a statement accusing the Al Khalifa regime of failing to implement recommendations made by an inquiry commission. Al-Wefaq has also condemned the continuation of arrests, political trials and discrimination against the Shia majority in the Persian Gulf island. Bahraini authorities have stepped up their crackdown on anti-regime activists over the past few weeks. Several people have been sentenced to lengthy jail terms while other activists have received life sentences.

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