Protester holds up a picture of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr during a rally at the coastal town of Qatif, against Sheikh Nimr's arrest July 8, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced two more people to death in connection with protests by minority Shiites that began three years ago, official media said.The latest convictions followed last week's death sentence against Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, a driving force behind the demonstrations.Most of Saudi Arabia's estimated two million Shiites live in the east, where the vast majority of the wealthy kingdom's oil reserves lie.Hundreds were arrested in Saudi Arabia, according to Amnesty International.
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