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epa04340356 An Ukrainian activist from battalion 'Donbass' gets his hair cut by a comrade in their camp, which is based in one of school, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Popasnaya, in Ukraine, 04 August 2014. A group of international experts managed to reach the Malaysia Airlines plane believed to have been shot down on 17 July by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, just as the European Union turned up the heat on Moscow with unprecedented economic sanctions.  EPA/ROMAN PILIPEY

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A Ukrainian activist from battalion ‘Donbass’ gets his haircut by a comrade in their camp, which is based in a school, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Popasnaya, in UkraineRead more

A Tibetan activist stands on October 22,...A Tibetan activist stands on October 22, 2013 with his shoulders bearing the name of protesters dead after setting themselves on fire during a demonstration on October 22, 2013 outside of the United Nations offices in Geneva. The protest took place as China was set to undergo a widely anticipated review of its rights record before the United Nations Human Rights Council -- something required of each of the UN's 193 member states every four years.  AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINIFABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images

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A Tibetan activist outside the UN offices in Geneva bears the names on his back of protesters who have died from self-immolation – setting fire to themselves. The protest took place as China was set to undergo a widely anticipated review of its rights record before the UN Human Rights Council, something required of each of the UN’s 193 member states every four years. Read more

Greenpeace activist Perrett from Britain attends a bail hearing at a regional court in Murmansk...Greenpeace activist Anthony Perrett from Britain attends a bail hearing at a regional court in Murmansk October 16, 2013.

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Greenpeace activist Anthony Perrett from Britain attends a bail hearing at a regional court on Wednesday in Murmansk, Russia.

Police officers arrest protesters outside a drill site operated by Cuadrilla Resources Ltd on August 19, 2013 in Balcombe, West Sussex. Protesters continue to gather outside the Balcombe plant in West Sussex in opposition to the controversial method of extracting energy out of the ground called 'fracking'. Hundreds of the climate change activists have promised 48 hours of 'direct action' against the energy firm.

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Police officers arrest protesters outside a drill site operated by Cuadrilla Resources on Monday in Balcombe, West Sussex, UK. The protesters, who continue to gather outside the plant, oppose fracking, the controversial method of extracting energy out of the ground. Hundreds of the climate change activists have promised 48 hours of “direct action” against the energy group

Anti-eviction activist checks her phone as she camps outside the home of Susana Santiago Montoya and her family to try to prevent her eviction in Madrid...Anti-eviction activist checks her phone as she camps outside the home of Susana Santiago Montoya and her family to try to prevent her eviction in Madrid early July 24, 2013. Susana Santiago Montoya, 26, her husband Angel Gimenez de la Rosa, 26, and their two sons (10 and 7 years old) had been squatting for the past year in a social rent flat of the Municipal Housing and Land Company (EMVS) in Madrid.  Unemployed and unable to afford rent, Santiago and Gimenez de la Rosa resorted to occupying a two-bedroom apartment that had gone vacant. Several activists where detained as they were trying to stop the eviction, which ended up being carried out on Wednesday despite their efforts to stop it.  REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY POLITICS BUSINESS REAL ESTATE)

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An activist checks her phone as she camps outside the home of Susana Santiago Montoya and her family to try to prevent their eviction in Madrid early on Wednesday. Santiago Montoya, 26, her husband Angel Gimenez de la Rosa, 26, and their two sons (10 and 7 years old) had been squatting for the past year in a social rent flat; unemployed and unable to afford rent. Several activists were detained trying to stop the eviction, which was eventually carried out later in the day. Read more

A member of the FEMEN feminist activist

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A member of the Femen feminist activist group is arrested by police officers after she took part in a protest inside the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Wednesday. The group took action after a far-right writer and activist shot himself dead in front of the altar after denouncing gay marriage and immigration.

A Bahraini woman holds her national flag during an anti-government protest in solidarity with jailed political activist, Hisham Al-Sabbagh in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama on April 30, 2013. Al-Sabbagh, who is the spokesperson for the opposition party, Islamic Action Society (Amal), wad arrested by police on April 26 following an early raid on his home, family said.

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A Bahraini woman holds her national flag during an anti-government protest in solidarity with jailed political activist, Hisham Al-Sabbagh in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Sabbagh, who is the spokesperson for the opposition party, Islamic Action Society (Amal), was arrested by police on April 26 following an early raid on his home, family said.