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A Bahraini protester holds a Koran, Islam's holy book, as... News PhotoAdult,Arab Spring,Bahrain,Book,Conflict,Crisis,Horizontal,Islam,Koran,Manama,Middle East,Mosque,Persian Gulf Countries,Political Rally,Politics,Protest,Protestor,Rebellion,Rebuilding,Religion,Religious Dress,Religious Text,Religious Veil,Security,Shi'ite Islam,Spirituality,Village,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Bahraini protester holds a Koran, Islam's holy book, as demonstrators call for the reconstruction of Shiite mosques that were demolished by security forces in 2011 during an anti-regime rally in the village of Diraz, west of Manama, on April 5, 2013. The Gulf state has been shaken by unrest since its forces in March 2011 crushed a month of popular Shiite-led protests demanding greater rights and an end to what they said was discrimination by the Sunni royals. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images)