Bahrain holds its first major election since Arab Spring-protests erupted here 4 years ago

November 22, 2014 5:15 AM

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Bahrain holds its first major election since Arab Spring-protests erupted here 4 years ago

Hundreds of Bahrainis head to the streets for an unauthorized flash march to show their support for an opposition-called boycott of Saturday's parliamentary and municipal elections after midday prayers in Diraz, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Opposition groups have not been granted permission to hold mass marches ahead of the polls, the first regular elections since the 2011 pro-democracy uprising in the Persian Gulf island kingdom that was swiftly put down. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali) (The Associated Press)

Riot police line up to block protesters from making it to a main highway after hundreds of Bahrainis headed to the streets for an unauthorized flash march in support of an opposition-called boycott of Saturday's parliamentary and municipal elections after midday prayers in Diraz, Bahrain, Friday, No...

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