F1 teams to race while rage boils on Bahrain streets

By REUTERS
April 22, 2012 07:26

MANAMA - Formula One drivers will race in Bahrain on Sunday while rage boils on the streets outside, among protesters who denounce the Grand Prix as a gaudy spectacle by a ruling family that crushed Arab Spring demonstrations last year.

Demonstrators hurling petrol bombs have clashed nightly with police this week, and security forces responded with teargas, rubber bullets and birdshot.


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