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Palestinians run from tear gas fired by Israeli troops during a protest marking the 40th Land Day anniversary, outside Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Wednesday.

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 March 30, 2016. March 30 marks Land Day, the annual commemoration of protests in 1976 against Israel's appropriation of Arab-owned land in the Galilee

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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

Protesters stand in a fountain holding signs reading "World Water Day. Defend Public Water. No To Water Service Cuts" on the United Nations World Water Day, in Bilbao

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Protesters stand in a fountain holding signs reading “World Water Day. Defend Public Water. No To Water Service Cuts” on the United Nations World Water Day, in Bilbao.

Workers of General Motors march against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff,  former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and oppositions as they carry inflatable dolls depicting Rousseff (L) and opposition senator Aecio Neves, near the GM plant in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, March 18, 2016. The banner with pictures of (L-R)  Rousseff, Lula da Silva, senator Neves, Brazil's Vice President Michel Temer, senator Renan Calheiros and President of the Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Cunha, reads, "Out all of them, General Elections now!". REUTERS/Roosevelt Cassio

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Workers of General Motors march against Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and oppositions as they carry inflatable dolls depicting Rousseff and opposition senator Aecio Neves, near the GM plant in Sao Jose dos Campos

Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtad...Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wave national flags during a demonstration calling for governmental reform and elimination of corruption on March 18, 2016, outside the main gates of Baghdad's Green Zone. Thousands of supporters of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr defied a government ban to launch sit-ins at the main gates of Baghdad's Green Zone aimed at pushing for reforms. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYEAHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

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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 

Johannesburg Electricity Protests...epa05215589 A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 March 2016. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago.  EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

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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 Star Wars characters take part in a protest against military spending in Bilbao...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 March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Vincent West

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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

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Kurdish people display a picture of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a protest outside an EU-Turkey summit in Brussels

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.

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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...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, March 2, 2016. Hundreds of activists gathered to protest and express solidarity for Rohith Vemula, a low-caste student of the University of Hyderabad who was found hanging at a hostel in January this year. REUTERS /Anindito Mukherjee      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS8X96

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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 batta...Members of the Ukrainian volunteer battalion Azov hold flares during a protest outside the Ukrainian Security Services (SBU) prison in Kiev on March 1, 2016. The protesters are demanding the release of Stanislav Krasnov, head of the nationalist organisation "Azov-Crimea", who is accused of spying for Russia. / AFP / ANATOLII STEPANOVANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP/Getty Images

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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 dissid...Activists dressed as South Korean dissidents perform during an anti-Japan protest marking the 97th Independence Movement Day in Seoul on March 1, 2016. South Korea was marking the anniversary of the country's 1919 uprising against the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial rule. AFP PHOTO / Ed JonesED JONES/AFP/Getty Images

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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

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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

Palestinian protesters burn tires during

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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

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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, February 15, 2016.

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A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes in the West Bank village of Araka near Jenin today.

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

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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 hold a 24 hour strike calling for more pay and better working conditions...epa05152459 Junior doctors picket outside St.Thomas' hospital in London, Britain, 10 February 2016. Junior doctors are holding a 24 hour strike calling for more pay and better working conditions. The contract dispute with the government continues to drag on.  EPA/ANDY RAIN

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Junior doctors picket outside St.Thomas’ hospital in London during a 24 hour strike calling for more pay and better working conditions 

Greece Strike

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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...Students and a women police officer (C) dance as they take part in "One Billion Rising" campaign on a street in Chandigarh, India, February 2, 2016. One Billion Rising is a global coordinated campaign aimed to call for an end to violence against women and girls, according to its organisers. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

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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