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Bahrain breaks up protests, faces calls to free prisoners

Riot-police arrest a protester during a demonstration in the capital Manama, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Riot-police arrest a protester during a demonstration in the capital Manama, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Riot-police arrest a protester during a demonstration in the capital Manama, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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An Islamic scholar from Al Wefaq tries to walk towards riot-police as his colleague stops him after riot-police threw tear gas to disperse protesters during a demonstration in the capital Manama, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

An Islamic scholar from Al Wefaq tries to walk towards riot-police as his colleague stops him after riot-police threw tear gas to disperse protesters during a demonstration in the capital Manama, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

An Islamic scholar from Al Wefaq tries to walk towards riot-police as his colleague stops him after riot-police threw tear gas to disperse protesters during a demonstration in the capital Manama, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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