Bahraini Shias demand equal rights

Posted: May 24, 2009 in Bahrain
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Bahraini Shi'ite protest
As Shias, who make up 70 percent of the population in Bahrain, complain of discrimination in housing and jobs by the ruling Sunni Muslim elite, unrest among them is threatening to spark a return to the wave of violence that enveloped the Persian Gulf archipelago in the 1990s.

Source: ABNA

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