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11 Apr, 2015

PressTV – Bahrainis stage rallies against F1 race

Anti-regime demonstrators across Bahrain have held massive protest rallies, demanding the cancellation of the upcoming Formula One Grand Prix.

On Friday, a large number of protesters took to the streets in several areas across the Persian Gulf kingdom to voice their outrage against the upcoming event. The fresh demonstrations came one week ahead of the event.

Bahrainis say Formula 1’s governing body, the FIA, should cancel the event over Manama’s ongoing crackdown on protests. Pro-democracy activists across Bahrain have also demanded that F1 bosses cancel the race due to Bahrain’s poor human rights record.

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