Bahraini opposition

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The Bahraini opposition refers to a group of political groups who are opposed to the government or the Al Khalifa regime altogether. Currently, the Bahraini opposition can be divided into the officially registered political parties, who demand reforms to the current political system, and the unauthorized opposition groups who seek the removal of the Al Khalifa regime. Most of the opposition is comprised from the Shia population of Bahrain.[1]

The alliance of registered opposition parties consists of:

The unlicensed opposition consists of:

Since the uprising, all opposition parties have boycotted parliamentary elections and have continued a street protest movement to demand reforms.


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  1. ^ Walid Phares (18 Mar 2014). The Lost Spring: U.S. Policy in the Middle East and Catastrophes to Avoid (unabridged ed.). Palgrave Macmillan. p. 74. ISBN 9781137431387.