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Photo by: Hasan Jamali

A Bahraini anti-government protester poses for a photograph flashing the victory sign in front of burning tires on a road in the village of Dumistan, Bahrain, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. The country's highest court has upheld jail sentences against 20 opposition figures convicted of plotting to overthrow the Western-allied government, including eight prominent activists facing life in prison. The ruling is almost certain to bring strong criticism from rights groups and touch off more street protests in the violence-wracked Gulf kingdom. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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