#AP | Anti-government protesters gesture as they hitch a ride on the back of a pickup truck in an attempt to head to the village of #Diraz, west of #Manama, #November9, 2012, despite police blocking access to the area to prevent protests and gatherings. Opposition parties were attempting to perform Friday prayers at #Diraz to show their support for Shi'ite scholar Isa Qassim. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION)