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Live blog: Hundreds of thousands of Bahrainis protest

07:03pm

That's it for your coverage from us for today. Here's a summary of today's events:

  • Over 100,000 activists marched on the Bahraini capital Manama on Friday, calling for democratic reforms in a largely peaceful protest.
  • A few hundred protesters attempted to force their way to the Pearl Roundabout but were attacked by security forces and forced back.
  • Key cleric Isa Qassim attended the march but didn't give a speech.
  • Online hacking collective Anonymous threatened to deface Bahraini government websites and attack its servers if reforms were not offered.

Published: Friday, March 9, 2012 - 19:03

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