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Bahraini Shia request to hold rally turned down
  Bahraini authorities yesterday banned the Shia opposition from organizing a demonstration against the jailing of medics and activists over their roles in pro-democracy protests quelled in mid-March.
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Wednesday 5 October 2011 13:00
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Bahraini Shia request to hold rally turned down
BFnews: The head of Public Security, Major General Tareq Mubarak bin Daina, turned down the request by Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group Al Wefaq to organise a “human chain” protest in Zinj, west of Manama, saying the location “is not suitable security-wise.”

Al Wefaq flayed the ban as “illegal” and an “indication of constraints on the freedom of expression,” in a statement on its Facebook page.

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Source : The Peninsula