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Thousands of Bahrainis March for Democracy Ahead of F1 Race

Tens of thousands of mainly Shi'ite protesters marched for democratic reforms in Bahrain on Friday, two days before its annual Formula One motor race turns international attention toward the Sunni-led kingdom.   The protest, organized by al-Wefaq Islamic Society, the main opposition group, drew an estimated 20,000 men and women who marched with national flags and posters in northwestern Bahrain demanding reforms and release of prisoners.   The tiny Gulf Arab monarchy, a...

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