Unrest In Bahrain After Shiite Cleric’s Execution

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

Hundreds of Shiites in Bahrain have taken to the streets in recent days, lashing out at Saudi authorities for the high-profile execution of a prominent Shiite cleric over the weekend. Peaceful protesters held images of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr as rioters set fire to cars and Bahraini authorities opened-fire with tear gas. Saudi Arabia’s execution of al-Nimr…