Omanis Demand Reform While Saudis March in Solidarity with Bahrainis

In the southern port city of Salalah, Oman, thousands of demonstrators on Friday demanded better wages and jobs, saying the government’s promised reforms are not enough.  They also voiced their fury over Muscat’s failure to sack corrupt ministers.  On the same day, in the eastern city of Qatif, Saudi Arabia, hundreds protested in solidarity with anti-government protestors in Bahrain, despite the ban on protests.  Also, another gathering in the town of Awamiya was sighted.  People there defied the call of some of the leading clerics in Saudi Arabia for them not to come out.  43 mosques and mourning halls in Bahrain have been burned by Bahraini and Saudi forces since mid-February.

This video was released by Link TV on 22 April 2011.

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