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A Bahraini Shiite Muslim girl with a banner on her head participates... News PhotoAshura,Bahrain,Banner - Sign,Ceremony,Child,Girls,Grandson,Imam Hussein,Killing,Males,Manama,Memorial Event,Middle East,Muhammad,Persian Gulf Countries,Religion,Shi'ite Islam,Vertical,VillagePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Bahraini Shiite Muslim girl with a banner on her head participates in a ceremony marking Ashura, which commemorates the seventh century slaying of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama, on November 22, 2012. The Gulf state has experienced unrest since March last year when the authorities crushed protests led by the Shiite Muslim majority demanding greater rights. Arabic writing on banner reads 'Ashura is an approach and revolution'. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images)