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Saudi revolutionaries hold rally in Qatif

Saudi protesters hold rally in Qatif
Saudi demonstrators have taken to the streets in the eastern city of Qatif to condemn the recent detention of protesters in the country.

According to Press TV, the demonstrators chanted slogans against the ruling monarch on Tuesday and denounced the suppression of the protests in the oil-rich Eastern Province.
Earlier on Sunday, Saudi security forces opened fire on passersby and wounded three people, after unknown men stormed a prison in the city.
A two-year-old child and her mother were also among the wounded.
Since February 2011, protesters have held demonstrations on an almost regular basis in Saudi Arabia, mainly in Qatif and the town of Awamiyah in Eastern Province, primarily calling for the release of all political prisoners, freedom of expression and assembly, and an end to widespread discrimination.
However, the demonstrations have turned into protests against the Al Saud regime, especially since November 2011, when security forces martyred five protesters and injured many others in the province.
Amnesty International has called on Saudi authorities to stop using excessive force against the protesters.

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