Demonstrators confront police during a protest following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets.
Members of the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) protest in front of the Nelson Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on Tuesday. SAMWU members marched to demand increased wages, better working conditions
Houthi loyalists shout slogans during a demonstration against Saudi-led strikes in Yemen’s capital Sanaa. The signs read: “Saudi Arabia is a U.S.-made.” and “al Qaeda is a U.S.-made”
Firefighters take part in a protest in front of the regional parliament of Asturias demanding better salaries and greater standards of public safety in Oviedo, northern Spain. The letters painted on the firefighters’ backs form the words, “The PSOE (Socialist Party of Spain) puts you in danger”
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Riot police officers during a protest against APEC in Manila, Philippines. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit
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Protestors clash with police officers outside the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills during a protest against education cuts and tuition fees on Wednesday in London, England
Russian nationalists shout slogans during “Russian March” demonstration during National Unity Day in Moscow, Russia
Students shout slogans during a demonstration of thousands of students against government reforms in education in central Athens, Greece, on Monday
Protesters clash with Turkish riot police during a demonstration on Tuesday in Istanbul against the deadly attacks in Ankara
An anti-corruption activist shouts political slogans on Wednesday in Pretoria, as thousands of protesters march to the Union Buildings, during a demonstration against corruption organized by various South African unions and political and civil societies
A protester raises his fist in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on Friday, as demonstrators burned tyres and blocked neighborhood streets to protest at a military coup that derailed the democratic transition
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An activist reacts during the ‘Toro de la Vega’ bull spearing festival in Tordesillas, near Valladolid, Spain on Tuesday. Men on horseback chased down a bull and speared it to death during the annual Toro de la Vega festival reviled by animal rights activists who turned out by the hundreds to protest the event
Sculptures of dairy cows hang on tractors cranes as farmers and dairy farmers from all over Europe take part in a demonstration outside an European Union farm ministers emergency meeting at the EU Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Thousands of farmers gathered in the European capital calling for more help with low prices and high costs in the European Union’s largest agricultural producer country.
A Kashmiri government health department employee takes part in an anti-government protest in Srinagar. Government employees were detained as they tried to take part in a protest calling for the regularisation of contractual employment status
Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, march along West Florrisant Street in Ferguson, Missouri. There are reports that two people were shot when gun fire broke out during protests later in the evening.
Indian police detain a Youth Congress activist after they storm a barricade during a protest against the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) led Government near parliament house in New Delhi, India on Wednesday. Members of Indian Youth Congress protested against the Ministers of BJP led Government for their alleged involvement in various scams including the recruitment racket in Vyapam or the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board and helping former cricket official, Lalit Modi
Kenyan anti-gay activists led by church leaders and mempers of parliament shout slogans in front of the Supreme Court during an anti-gay demonstation in downtown Nairobi, Kenya on Monday
Activists hold a protest in front of the Chinese Consular Office in Manila as the country commemorates the 117th anniversary of the Philippines’ declaration of independence from Spain. The protesters shouted slogans against China’s reclamation and construction activities on islands and reefs in the Spratly Group of the South China Sea that are also claimed by the Philippines
An injured police officer lies on the ground during clashes with violent demonstrators which erupted at the end of a march of students and teachers protesting against what they call inadequate education reforms, in Santiago on the eve of the start of the 2015 Copa America continental football tournament here in Chile. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Santiago to condemn President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms
Campaigners calling for the introduction of a Robin Hood Tax dressed as Chancellor George Osborne and city bankers take part in a demonstration outside Mansion House, in the City of London, ahead of Lord Mayor of the City of London’s annual Bankers and Merchants Dinner, attended by Chancellor George Osborne and Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney on Wednesday