A Bahraini anti-government protester carries pictures of some of the residents of the area who have died during the past year's unrest in the Gulf island kingdom during a demonstration Thursday, March 8, 2012, in Saar, Bahrain, west of the capital of Manama. Clashes erupted with riot police firing tear gas and some protesters throwing Molotov cocktails and stones. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

While eyes are on Syria, Bahrainis storm the streets in anti government protests

Tens of thousands of Bahrainis took to the streets on Friday, marching along a major highway in the capital city of Manama to demand comprehensive political reforms one year after Gulf Arab states brutally crushed the original uprising. Conservative estimates report that close to 100,000 protesters took part in the march, which stretched for more […]