Filipino anti-riot police stand guard during a protest near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines. Hundreds of protesters including Indigenous People, students and militant groups marched towards the US Embassy to protest against the presence of US military troops and condemning the violent dispersal on 19 October which left at least forty people hurt including twenty police officers and three people who were run over by a police van. Photo Mark R.Cristino/EPA
People sit on a wall draped by a Venezuelan national flag during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo Alejandro Cegarra/AP
Protesters gather in front of a campaign office for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Philadelphia. Photo Matt Rourke/AP.
Protesters chant slogans in front of a barricade during a protest demanding free education, at the Vaal University of Technology in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. Photo Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters
A student from Wits University is arrested after clashes with police forces during ongoing protests against the cost of higher education in Johannesburg, South Africa. The ministry of education announced a 8 percent increase of university fees following calls by student demonstrators of a zero percent increase. The violent protests have spread to many of the countries higher education campuses and have been ongoing for several weeks. Photo Kim Ludbrook/EPA
People take part in a demonstration against the French government’s labour law reforms, in Marseille, southern France
Riot police clash with supporters of Dilma Rousseff as they protest against new Brazilian President Michel Temer at Paulista Avenue, in Sao Paulo, Brazil
An activist protests wears a mask outside the French embassy during, the “wear what you want beach party” in London. The protest is against the French authorities clampdown on Muslim women wearing burkinis on the beach
A masked Kashmiri Muslim stands near burning tires during a protest in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. According to local news reports, clashes broke out between the Indian Police and protesters in Maisuma area of Srinagar when a protest march of separatists was not allowed to reach Lal Chowk, the city centre.
Protestors hold a smoke bomb and a placard of the French General Confederation of Labour (CGT) worker’s union of the dockers branch during a demonstration against the French government’s planned labour law reforms in Marseille, France
People hold placards as they protest against the presence of US bases, in front of the gate of the US Marine Corps’ Camp Schwab in Nago on the southern island of Okinawa prefecture, Japan
Indian protesters ring bells and shout slogans during a protest demonstration in Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India. According to news reports, mobile internet services were suspended in all 10 districts of Jammu region after protests against the desecration of an ancient temple of Lord Shiva
Men watch demonstrators from Afghanistan’s Hazara minority during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan
Thousands of South African main opposition party Democratic Alliance supporters march to the Constitutional Court to protest against South African President Jacob Zuma in Johannesburg
Anti-riot police officers arrest a man during clashes within a demonstration of high school students protesting against the government’s planned labour reform in eastern Paris
Protesters dressed as Darth Vader and stormtrooper from the film series Star Wars take part in a demonstration against military spending and in favour of aid for refugees ahead of the thirtieth anniversary of the referendum on Spain’s membership in NATO, in Bilbao, northern Spain
Members of the Ukrainian volunteer battalion Azov hold flares during a protest outside the Ukrainian Security Services (SBU) prison in Kiev. The protesters are demanding the release of Stanislav Krasnov, head of the nationalist organisation “Azov-Crimea”, who is accused of spying for Russia
Supporters of the Jammu and Kashmir Libration Front shout pro-freedom slogans during a protest in Srinagar on January. Parts of the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir remained shut and rallies were held on Thursday to mark the killing of nearly sixty people by Indian security personnel in Srinagar’s Gaw Kadal area on January 21, 1990.
People against the California Teachers Union rally in front of the US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. The high court is hearing arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. The case will decide whether California and twenty two other states can make public-employees, such as public school teacher Rebecca Friedrichs, to pay union agency fees.
A Palestinian protester walks past burning tyres during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel, on in the village of Kafr Qaddum