A policeman secures a position in front of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray’s city hall after two assailants had taken five people hostage in the church at Saint-Etienne-du -Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy. Two attackers killed a priest with a blade and seriously wounded another hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday before being shot dead by French police
A police officer stands guard near a facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan
Migrants are evicted from a makeshift camp by French gendarmes in Paris
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Riot police clash with demonstrators who had gathered in a show of support for gunmen holding several hostages in a police station in Yerevan, Armenia.
The body of Alton Sterling, who was shot and killed by Baton Rouge Police officers, lies in a casket as he is brought into his funeral at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Dallas Police respond after shots were fired at a Black Lives Matter rally in downtown Dallas
A member of the civil society chants slogans during a protest dubbed “Stop extrajudicial killings” after the killing of human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani, his client and their driver in Nairobi, Kenya
Police officers on horseback wearing angel wings at the , at Worthy Farm in Somerset
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A paper heart inscribed with the name of a victim of the Orlando shooting massacre in Fairfax obscures the face of a Fairfax County police officer outside the headquarters of the National Rifle Association (NRA)
A protester holds up his fist as riot police prepare to intervene to disperse refinery workers holding a blockade of the oil depot of Douchy-Les-Mines, France to protest against the government’s proposed labour reforms
A boy sits on a bus as he waits to be transferred to a reception centre during an evacuation operation by Greek police forces of the makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, on today.
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A man screams at people leaving the Baltimore courthouse after police officer Edward Nero was acquitted of all charges in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, MD, USA. Freddie Gray died on April 19 2015 when he sustained a spinal injury in the back of a Baltimore police van
South Korean policemen take part in an anti-terror and security drill at a mall in Seoul, South Korea
French riot police officers stand guard after receiving some paint on their uniform, during a demonstration to protest against the government’s labour reform today in Bordeaux. France was disrupted by a third straight day of strikes and demonstrations as the prime minister called for protesters who torched a police car to face “harsh” punishment. The labour reforms have sparked two months of protests on France’s streets, drawing 68,000 nationwide on Tuesday, police said, while organisers put the turnout at 220,000.
A police car explodes after being set on fire during an unauthorized counter-demonstration against police violence today in Paris, as Police across France demonstrate today against the “anti-cop hatred” they say they have endured during a wave of anti-government protests since early March
Nepalese riot police stand guard as activists from the Federal Alliance (members of the Madhesi and ethnic communities) demonstrate against the government in Kathmandu
Indian police women form a guard of honour ahead the opening of offices during Darbar move (relocation of capital) for summer in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-Kashmir
Kurdish Peshmerga take part their graduation ceremony at a police academy in Zakho district in Iraqi Kurdistan
A Palestinian protester uses a sling to return a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes at a protest marking Land Day, near Israel’s Ofer Prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah today. March 30 marks Land Day, the annual commemoration of protests in 1976 against Israel’s appropriation of Arab-owned land in the Galilee
A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago