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Police, protesters clash in Bahrain

Angry mourners and police have clashed in Bahrain during the funeral of a 16-year-old boy shot dead by security forces.

Angry mourners and police have clashed in Bahrain during the funeral of a 16-year-old boy shot dead by security forces.

The security forces blocked access to Hussein al-Jaziri's funeral in the Shi'ite-populated village of Daih near the capital Manama, firing tear gas and stun grenades to disperse dozens of people trying to push their way through.

Jaziri, 16, died on Thursday after being shot in the stomach by security forces, according to Al-Wefaq, the main Shi'ite opposition bloc, during Shi'ite-led protests against the kingdom's Sunni rulers in which a policeman was also killed.

The BNA news agency reported that two police officers had been placed in "preventive detention" in connection with Jaziri's death.

After Saturday's burial, which witnesses said was attended by thousands of people, a crowd of protesters tried to march on "Pearl Square" in Manama, the focus of the February-March 2011 uprising.....

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Teenage protester shot dead amid clashes on Bahrain uprising anniversary (PHOTOS) — RT

Teenage protester shot dead amid clashes on Bahrain uprising anniversary (PHOTOS) — RT | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
A teenage protester was killed in a Shiite village near the Bahraini capital Manama on Thursday, as demonstrators clashed with police during a rally marking the second anniversary of the country’s Shia uprising.
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Bahrain police, youths clash after funeral

Bahrain police, youths clash after funeral | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

(Reuters) - Police firing tear gas clashed with hundreds of stone-throwing youths in Bahrain on Saturday in heightened unrest that could complicate new efforts to end political deadlock in the strategically placed Gulf Arab kingdom.

The violence has clouded the atmosphere around talks begun on February 10 between the mostly Shi'ite Muslim opposition and the Sunni Muslim-dominated government to find a way out of the impasse over Shi'ite demands for more democracy.....

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