Demonstration

Liu Chunxia, a supporter of Xu Zhiyong is detained by policemen while she gathers with other supporters nearby a court where Xu's trial is being held in Beijing

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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.

Anti-government protesters carry national flags as they march though central Bangkok...Anti-government protesters carry national flags as they march though central Bangkok January 14, 2014. Protesters trying to topple Thailand's government moved to tighten the blockade around ministries and other state bodies on Tuesday and a hardline faction threatened to storm the stock exchange, while major intersections in the capital Bangkok remained blocked. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

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Anti-government protesters march though central Bangkok. Protesters trying to topple Thailand’s government moved to tighten the blockade around ministries and other state bodies on Tuesday and a hardline faction threatened to storm the stock exchange, while major intersections in the capital Bangkok remained blocked. Read more

An anti-government protester waves a national flag as thousands of anti-government protesters gather for a rally at the Victory Monument in Bangkok, Thailand Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Anti-government protesters took over key intersections in Thailand's capital Monday, halting much of the traffic into Bangkok's central business district as part of a months-long campaign to thwart elections and overthrow the democratically elected prime minister. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

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An anti-government protester stands on Victory Monument as thousands of demonstrators gather for a rally in Bangkok, Thailand. Protesters took over key intersections in the capital on Monday, halting much of the traffic into Bangkok’s central business district as part of a campaign to thwart elections and overthrow the prime minister. Read more

A Palestinian protester argues with Israeli soliders during a demonstration against Israeli settlers who set up tents at the main entrance of Tuqua village, near the West Bank village of Bethlehem, on November 22, 2013.

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A Palestinian protester and Israeli soldiers during a demonstration about Israeli settlers at the main entrance of Tuqua village, near the West Bank village of Bethlehem

A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi shouts to a police officer outside of a police academy compound were the trial of ousted President Mohammed Morsi is held in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Nov. 4 2013. After four months in secret detention, Egypt's deposed Islamist president defiantly rejected a court's authority to try him Monday, saying he was the country's "legitimate" leader and those that overthrew him should face charges instead. The trial was then adjourned until Jan. 8 after several interruptions.

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A supporter of Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Monday shouts at police officers outside a police academy compound where the trial of the former president is being held in Cairo, Egypt. Read more

A supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi holds a flare and chants slogans against the army during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi are holding scattered protests across Egypt, calling off a planned rally at Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square almost a week after bloody clashes left nearly 60 dead. Thousands of Morsi supporters took to the streets Friday in several cities, commemorating 100 days since Egypt's first democratically elected president was ousted by the military following mass protests calling for his resignation.

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A supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi holds a flare and chants slogans against the army during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday. Morsi supporters have held scattered protests across Egypt, but called off a planned rally at Tahrir Square almost a week after bloody clashes left nearly 60 dead.

Brazilian natives demonstrate in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on October 3, 2013. Indigenous people from several ethnic groups concentrate in the Brazilian capital to demand more support from the federal government during the National Indigenous Mobilization Week.

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Brazilian natives demonstrate in front of the National Congress in Brasilia on Thursday. Indigenous people from several ethnic groups gathered in Brazil’s capital to demand more support from the federal government during the National Indigenous Mobilization week.

Palestinian women supporters of Hamas chant slogans during a demonstration a protest calling to reopen the Rafah border crossing in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip.

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Palestinian women supporters of Hamas chant slogans during a demonstration calling to reopen the Rafah border crossing in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip

Demonstrators hold fireworks as part of a nationwide day of protest against the government's plans to reform France's debt-ridden pension system.,

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Demonstrators hold fireworks as part of a nationwide day of protest against the government’s plans to reform France’s debt-ridden pension system in Marseille.

TOPSHOTS About 50 thousand workers take ...TOPSHOTS About 50 thousand workers take part on a rally in Jakarta on September 5, 2013 demanding wage increases and to abolish the outsourcing system. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes that Indonesia's current account deficit will reach 3.5 percent of GDP in 2013, while inflation is expected to accelerate to 9.5 percent (but to ease to 6 percent in 2014). AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYOBAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images

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About 50,000 workers take part in a rally in Jakarta on Thursday, demanding wage increases and to abolish the outsourcing system – where temporary workers are taken on without the additional cost of providing healthcare and pension benefits. Read more