Opposition societies “Protest for Democracy”

At 4pm local time, an authorised protest organised by opposition societies began on Budaiya Highway. The societies have held daily mass protests for democracy since last Friday. The BBC reported that “tens of thousands of anti-government protesters” demonstrated today. Footage of the march:

The largest opposition society Al Wefaq tweeted the following images of today’s march:

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A family prepare for the march:

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A protester dressed as a detained medic, holds up a rose and shows that he is “sumood” (steadfast), despite being in handcuffs:

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Meanwhile, just as the march was taking place, masked police arrived in Sanad, a village near to the Bahrain International Circuit:

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