Bahrain’s Shi’ites protest after opposition groups banned

Bahraini riot policemen take a position during clashes with Shiite Muslim protesters following a demonstration in the village of Karzakan
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Masked Bahraini Shiite Muslim youths shout anti-government slogans during a protest in the village of Sitra, South Manama on July 13, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bahraini Shiite Muslims take part in a demonstration in the village of Karzakan, South of Manama on July 14, 2012 after the government banned the opposition rallies. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bahraini Shiite Muslim women chant slogans during a demonstration in the village of Karzakan, South of Manama on July 14, 2012 after the government banned the opposition rallies. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bahraini Shiite Muslim women hold a national flag during a demonstration in the village of Karzakan, South of Manama on July 14, 2012 after the government banned the opposition rallies. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bahraini Shiite Muslim youths hold fire bombs as they sit under teared posters of ruler of Bahrain, Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa, during an anti-government protest in the village of Sitra, South Manama on July 13, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bahraini riot police officers walk past a graffiti on a wall reading 'Down With Hamad' (in reference to Bahrain ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa) during an anti-government protest in the Muslim Shiite village of Sitra, South Manama on July 13, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bahraini Shiite Muslim youths sit next to a burning barricade during an anti-government protest in the village of Sitra, South Manama on July 13, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Smoke from tear gas grenades cover Bahraini Shiite Muslim youths standing at a makeshift barricade as they battle riot police during an anti-government protest in the village of Sitra, South Manama on July 13, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bahraini riot policemen take a position during clashes with Shiite Muslim protesters following a demonstration in the village of Karzakan, South of Manama on July 14, 2012 after the government banned the opposition rallies. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Masked Bahraini Shiite Muslim youths wait for riot police during an anti-government protest in the village of Sitra, South Manama on July 13, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)