Former al-Qaeda member claims he was hired by Bahrain as assassin
Critics said it exposed the political oppression that the country's majority Shia population had suffered for decades.
member claims the Bahraini government recruited him to assassinate members of the country's Shia-led opposition.
This comes after thousands of Bahraini opposition members and activists were arrested following a violent crackdown on mass protests in March 2011.
government says the accusations are false.
Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford has this exclusive report.
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