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The Obama administration is stepping up its criticism of the Bahraini government, as anti-regime protests in the U.S.-allied Persian Gulf nation entered their third day on Wednesday.
Thousands of demonstrators denounced the Bahraini government Tuesday after police shot a man in a funeral procession, while the main opposition bloc boycotted parliament in solidarity with the pro-democracy protesters in the key U.S.-allied Persian Gulf nation.
Seizing momentum from popular revolt in Egypt and Tunisia and Arab uprisings elsewhere, opposition activists in Bahrain staged their own "Day of Rage" on Monday as thousands of protesters took to the streets to demand greater political reform.
Bahrain's embattled Shi'ite opposition movement won big in the Persian Gulf island state's parliamentary elections, according to results announced on Sunday.