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Location: MANAMA, Bahrain
February 20, 2012

Police water-cannon and armored vehicles advance in an attempt to clear the streets during clashes on the outskirts of Manama, Bahrain, 20 February 2012. Clashes broke-out shortly after the third day of mourning funeral march of 19-year-old Hussain al-Baqali. Al-Baqali passed away on 17 February as result of injuries sustained while attempting to set tires ablaze weeks earlier, according to relatives and friends. The authorities claim he died after attempting suicide. Further clashes broke-out as pro-reform protesters attempted to reach Lulu Roundabout, the former site of pro-reform protests.

Credit: EPA

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