Anger grows in Saudi Arabia’s Shiite areas after executions

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Shiites protest against the execution of cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia, during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq January 6, 2016. Photo by Khalid al Mousily, courtesy of Reuters.

Shiites protest against the execution of cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia, during a demonstration in Baghdad, Iraq January 6, 2016. Photo by Khalid al Mousily, courtesy of Reuters.

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Footage of marchers shouting "down with the Al Saud" and other anti-government slogans is circulating on social media along with video clips showing shots fired at armored cars.