A protester holds a sign as people take part in an anti-government demonstration as they head toward Pearl Square in Manama

 
A protester holds a sign as people take part in an anti-government demonstration as they head toward Pearl Square in Manama
A protester holds a sign as people take part in an anti-government demonstration as they head toward Pearl Square in Manama February 22, 2011. Protesters have set up camp at Pearl Square in Manama where some 10,000 gathered on Monday demanding more say in a country whose rulers are seen by the West and Arab allies as a bulwark against the influence of Shi'ite power Iran. REUTERS/Caren Firouz (BAHRAIN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)