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Shi'ite opposition boycotts Bahrain elections

Bahrainis cast their ballots in elections boycotted by the Shi'ite Muslim opposition over accusations that constituency changes would still favor the Sunni Muslim majority represented by the ruling family.

Shi'ite opposition boycotts Bahrain elections
A Bahraini Sunni man prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in the city of Rifaa, south of the capital Manama, on November 22, 2014, as the Gulf kingdom holds municipal and legislative elections. Voting began in Bahrain's first legislative elections since a failed pro-democracy uprising in 2011, with the opposition boycotting the polls. (AFP/Getty Images)

(Source: Reuters YouTube channel)