Bahrain in huge pro-democracy activist group arrests and worse as dictatorship in clampdown
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Bahrain accused of pre-Grand Prix arrests
Bahrain has been rounding up pro-democracy activists ahead of its controversial staging of the April 21 Formula One Grand Prix two years after a bloody crackdown, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. Plainclothes police officers have arrested 20 people so far in raids in towns around the Gulf state.