Liu Chunxia, a supporter of Xu Zhiyong, one of China’s most prominent rights advocates, is detained by policemen while she gathers with other supporters near a court on Wednesday where Xu’s trial is being held in Beijing.
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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is detained in Ramat Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, Israel, on Monday, one of about 14 people arrested in protests against the desecration of ancient graves discovered at a construction site
A demonstrator is detained by the police during a protest in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Tens of thousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets this month in the biggest protests in 20 years, fueled by an array of grievances ranging from poor public services to the high cost of World Cup football stadiums and corruption.