Supporters of Iraqi Shea cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wave national flags during a demonstration calling for governmental reform and elimination of corruption outside the main gates of Baghdad’s Green Zone
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
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
Kurdish people display a picture of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a protest outside an EU-Turkey summit in Brussels
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A riot police officer stands inside the University of Tegucigalpa during a protest by students against the murder of indigenous activist Berta Caceres, in La Esperanza, Honduras.
Demonstrators from Indian Youth Congress (IYC) burn an effigy of Indian education minister Smriti Irani during a protest march near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi, India. Hundreds of activists gathered to protest and express solidarity for Rohith Vemula, a student of the University of Hyderabad who was found hanging at a hostel in January this year.
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
Activists dressed as South Korean dissidents perform during an anti-Japan protest marking the 97th Independence Movement Day in Seoul. South Korea was marking the anniversary of the country’s 1919 uprising against the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial rule
Protesters carry placards outside an Apple store in Boston to protest the FBI obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December’s shooting in San Bernardino
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Palestinian protesters burn tires during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel on Friday in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank.
People surrounded by smoke wave flags and shout slogans during a protest by a Spanish taxi drivers’ union in Madrid
A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Araka near Jenin today.
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Demonstrators protesting for an increase in the minimum wage enter the media file center at the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Junior doctors picket outside St.Thomas’ hospital in London during a 24 hour strike calling for more pay and better working conditions
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Riot policemen try to avoid a petrol bomb thrown by protesters during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens, on Thursday. Clashes have broken out between Greek police and youths throwing fire bombs and stones, as tens of thousands of people march through central Athens to protest planned pension reforms.
Students and a women police officer dance as they take part in “One Billion Rising” campaign on a street in Chandigarh, India. One Billion Rising is a global coordinated campaign aimed to call for an end to violence against women and girls, according to its organisers
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French anti-riot officers watch from behind a barrier as French farmers start blocking the access to the prefecture of Eure et Loir with tyres and straw in Chartres, central France, as part of a protest against the falling prices of their agricultural products
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An Indian police officer baton charges Kashmiri residents who were blocking a road to stop authorities from pulling down illegally built structures around the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar.
Anti-riot policemen stand next to a fire during a taxi drivers demonstration against the VTC (transport vehicle with chauffeur) on Tuesday at porte Maillot in Paris
French Farmers block the RN12 road near Guingamp, France. About 60 tractors and about 200 farmers took part in Friday’s protest after, they say the French government has done little to help. The farmers want more help from the government, saying they cannot pay off their expenses because prices have stagnated or fallen while they face higher expenses than their competitors elsewhere in the European Union