Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Jordan have all seen protests. Now, Bahrain is standing up, too. Two people have been killed by gunfire in the two days of protests. The largest Shiite bloc has suspended its participation in Bahrain's Parliament. The small country only has a million residents and half of them are foreign workers. The longstanding tension is between the royal family and the ruling elite, who are Sunnis and the majority of the local population, which is Shiite. Foreign correspondent for The New York Times, Michael Slackman reports from Manama, Bahrain.

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