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Bahrain protester Found Dead Before F1 Race

Bahrain protester Found Dead Before F1 Race

Posted on 22 Apr 2012 at 3:35pm

Bahrain’s opposition on Saturday reported the first death in protests timed for this weekend’s controversial Grand Prix as the kingdom imposed a security lock-down around the Sakhir Formula One racing circuit.

The body of Salah Abbas Habib, 36, was found in Shakhura village, where security forces overnight “attacked peaceful protesters, brutally beating some of them with various tools and weapons,” said Al-Wefaq, the Gulf state’s largest Shiite opposition bloc Al-Wefaq.

It charged that “security forces killed him one day before the final round of the F1 races hosted…