09/16/2011 12:52 pm ET Updated Nov 16, 2011

Bahrain Boils Under The Lid Of Repression

MANAMA, Bahrain — The battle began soon after sundown. And for the next six hours, in air heavy with heat and tear gas, phalanxes of police officers in helmets battled scores of youths in ski masks, as customers at a Costa Coffee not far away sat like spectators.

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