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Arab spring: Bahrain defiance continues

15 February 2012 Last updated at 07:26 GMT

A year after unrest in Bahrain began protesters continue to show defiance and anger towards the authorities and the ruling Sunni elite.

In one of the Bahrain government's attempts to calm the protests the former Scotland Yard Assistant Commissioner John Yates has been called in to advise on police reforms.

Bill Law reports for Newsnight.

Broadcast Tuesday 14 February 2012