Unauthorized demonstrations in Manama, Bahrain, January 15 and 16

Unauthorized sit-ins and demonstrations have been called on 15 and 16 January in Manama, Bahrain.

Thursday 15 January: Sit-in in Diraz cemetery, 4pm; Protest in Sitra, 6:30pm; Sit-in in Bilad Al Qadeem, 7:30pm

Friday 16 January: Protest in Bilad Al Qadeem at 3pm; Protest in Sitra, starting at 8pm

Minimize safety risk by avoiding these areas since even peaceful protests can quickly and unexpectedly become violent.