Four Bahraini opposition groups vow to boycott election

October 11, 2014 8:07 PM

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Four Bahraini opposition groups vow to boycott election

Bahrain's Shiite-led opposition on Saturday announced a boycott of parliamentary elections planned for November, saying the vote would cement "totalitarian" Sunni rule in the kingdom.

Four opposition groups, including the main Shiite movement Al-Wefaq, vowed to pursue "peaceful protests" in Bahrain until their demand for a constitutional monarchy is achieved.

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