Protests in Bahrain this weekend

Unauthorized protests are expected as follows:

Saturday, April 18: Protesters will march from nearby villages to the Seef district.

Sunday, April 19: Protests are called for Dar Kulaib, Sadad, Karzakkan, Shahrakkan and Malkiya beginning in the morning

Other demonstrations and protests are expected to mark the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix, taking place on April 19. Today, in the Shi'ite village of Duraz, protesters were in the streets to highlight grievances with the government.

These protests have the potential to turn violent. Avoid any area of public gatherings or protests since the situation can escalate quickly and unexpectedly.

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