A woman shouts anti-government slogans as she holds a placard with an image of Al Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman during a demonstration for him in the village of Bilad Al Qadeem, south of Manama

Bahraini protestors run for cover from tear gas during clashes with riot police following a protest against the arrest of the head of the banned Shiite opposition movement Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman in Bilad al-Qadeem, a suburb of Manama.

Bahraini women hold up portraits of the head of the banned Shiite opposition movement Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman during clashes with riot police following a protest against his arrest in Bilad al-Qadeem, a suburb of Manama.

A Bahraini protester kicks back a tear gas canister during clashes with riot police following a protest against the arrest of the head of the banned Shiite opposition movement Al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman in Bilad al-Qadeem, a suburb of Manama.