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FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 12, 2014 file photo, Sheik Ali Salman, head of the main Shiite opposition group Al-Wefaq which is boycotting Saturday’s parliamentary elections, urges Bahrainis to stay away from the polls and calls on the government to free all political prisoners during a public address in Manama, Bahrain. A lawyer for the leader of Bahrain’s largest Shiite opposition group said Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 that Sheik Ali Salman is being held by the Interior Ministry, which is accusing him of inciting hatred against the government and calling for its overthrow by force. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)