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Violence surrounds funeral in Bahrain

Sunday, 11 Nov, 2012 - 01:00

Nov. 10 - Protesters throw molotov cocktails after funeral of 16-year-old youth that activists say was killed as he was fleeing police. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Funeral services in Bahrain for a 16 year old that police say was killed in a traffic accident. Activists say the young man ran onto a busy road while being chased by police. Demonstrators prepare to put up a fight. Tensions have been on the rise in Bahrain since majority Shi'ite Muslims began protesting last year against what they say is widespread discrimination. Violence erupts. Last year's protests were initially crushed by the kingdom's Sunni Muslim monarchy, with martial law and help from Gulf neighbors. But smaller demonstrations have since resumed and anti-government protesters clash with security forces several times a week.

Violence surrounds funeral in Bahrain

Sunday, 11 Nov, 2012 - 01:00

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