Bahrain detains the head of the main al-Wefaq opposition group

December 28, 2014 8:50 PM

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Bahrain detains the head of the main al-Wefaq opposition group

MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahraini authorities on Sunday detained the head of the main Shi'ite Muslim opposition group after he was summoned for questioning over unspecified violations.

Sheikh Ali Salman, secretary-general of al-Wefaq Islamic Society, was among several prominent figures who led a rally near the capital Manama on Friday staged to protest against last month's general elections, which the opposition boycotted.

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