Anti-government rallies continue to test Bahrain

Island kingdom has been shaken by political protests in recent weeks, as citizens demand more say in the running of the country
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An anti-government protester waves his national flag as he chants slogans during a rally on February 24 (Getty Images)
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Anti-government protesters chant slogans against the regime during a rally from Pearl Square to Manama's old city on February 24 (Getty Images)
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Protesters hold up national flags as they chant slogans under a huge portrait of King Hamad bin Issa al Khalifa during a rally from Pearl Square to Manama's old city on February 24 (Getty Images)
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Protesters hold up placards and national flags as they chant slogans during a rally on February 24 (Getty Images)
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Anti-government protesters carry symbolic coffins in remembrance of the seven people who were killed in police crackdowns as they chant slogans against the regime during a march from Pearl Square to Manama's old city on February 24 (Getty Images)
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Protesters colour a white dove with red paint symbolising the blood of the victims during a march on February 24 (Getty Images)
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Demonstrators march past a huge billboard bearing pictures of King Hamad bin Issa al Khalifa (C), his son Crown Prince Sheikh Salman (R), and Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa on February 24 (Getty Images)
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A protester chants slogans during a march on February 24 (Getty Images)
Sun 27 Feb 2011 11:13 AM GST