In January 2013 I went to Bahrain as an independent journalist to research and report on the ongoing uprising and human rights violations.
The following photos document my tour of Bahraini villages, the immense graffiti plastered about by the youth movement, and two protests.
Grafiti in the village of Sitra
Burning tire in Sitra
Military vehicles patrol main roads and, at times, set up checkpoints.
The Pearl Monument is the main symbol of the revolution.
On the way to the home of Mushaima.
Demonstrators gather outside home of imprisoned opposition leader, Hassan Mushaima.
Women protesting @ home of Hassan Mushaima.
Demonstrators assemble at the home of imprisoned opposition figure Hassan Mushaima.
A photographer works anonymously.
Villagers in Bilad Al Qadeem protect themselves from police raids.
Damage done from attempted police raid in Bilad Al Qadeem
Damaged door from police raid.
Peaceful protesters take to the streets in Bilad Al Qadeem
Police prepare to raid protesters hiding in building across from Costa Coffee.
Security forces advance toward a building across from Costa Coffee.