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Striking forensic police protest against their current working conditions behing a yellow police tape in Lyon, central eastern France, on Tuesday

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Striking forensic police protest against their current working conditions behing a yellow police tape in Lyon, central eastern France, on Tuesday

Students shout slogans during a demonstration of thousands of students against government reforms in education in central Athens, Greece, on Monday

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Students shout slogans during a demonstration of thousands of students against government reforms in education in central Athens, Greece, on Monday

Labour Protest in Jakarta...epa05003108 Indonesian workers stands near barbed wire during a rally outside the Presidential Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, 30 October 2015. Thousands of workers staged a rally urging the government to improve working conditions and protest against job cuts.

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Indonesian workers stands near barbed wire during a rally outside the Presidential Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of workers staged a rally urging the government to improve working conditions and protest against job cuts 

A woman and her daughter walk past a line of riot police officers during a march to protest against the construction of the Interoceanic Grand Canal, in Managua City

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A woman and her daughter walk past a line of riot police officers during a march to protest against the construction of the Interoceanic Grand Canal, in Managua City, Nicaragua.

Supporters of Bugun and Kanalturk media groups shout slogans towards Turkish riot police onTuesday in Istanbul. Turkish police swooped on the Ankara-based offices of a media groups critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after two British reporters were jailed on controversial terror charges.The raids on Koza-Ipek Media sparked fresh concern about press freedom in Turkey, which is gearing for snap legislative elections in November, its second in five months.

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Supporters of Bugun and Kanalturk media groups shout slogans towards Turkish riot police onTuesday in Istanbul. Turkish police swooped on the Ankara-based offices of a media groups critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after two British reporters were jailed on controversial terror charges

South African police fire rubber bullets to disperse residents of Masiphumelele during a protest against the police in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa  23 October 2015. Community members are angered at the arrest of some residents suspected to be vigilantes following the killing of suspected criminals by vigilantes. This follows weeks of protests over the lack of policing in the impoverished area and the alleged targetting of vigilante members by the police

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South African police fire rubber bullets to disperse residents of Masiphumelele during a protest against the police in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa

Protesting university students flee as police fire stun grenades outside Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday Oct. 21, 2015. The protests are part of a wave of nationwide protests that have shut down many South Africa universities, which say they are struggling with higher operational costs as well as inadequate state subsidies.

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Protesting university students flee as police fire stun grenades outside Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday. The protests are part of a wave of nationwide protests that have shut down many South Africa universities, which say they are struggling with higher operational costs as well as inadequate state subsidies

Kashmiri lawmaker Rashid with his face smeared in black paint and ink thrown by the activists from Hindu Sena, leaves after his news conference in New Delhi...Kashmiri lawmaker Sheikh Abdul Rashid, commonly known as Engineer Rashid, with his face smeared in black paint and ink thrown by the activists from Hindu Sena, a Hindu hardline group, leaves after his news conference in New Delhi, India, October 19, 2015. Activists from the Hindu Sena smeared ink and black paint on Rashid's face on Monday, for serving beef in a government building in Srinagar earlier this month, according to local media reports.

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Kashmiri lawmaker Sheikh Abdul Rashid, commonly known as Engineer Rashid, with his face smeared in black paint and ink thrown by the activists from Hindu Sena, a Hindu hardline group, leaves after his news conference in New Delhi, India. Activists from the Hindu Sena smeared ink and black paint on Rashid’s face on Monday, for serving beef in a government building in Srinagar earlier this month

French police officers protest in front of the Ministry of Justice on Place Vendome, during a demonstration calling for more resources and improved security measures in their work environment, in Paris, France, 14 October 2015. The protest is organised just one week after a police officer was seriously wounded in a shoot-out with a gunman who was granted an out-of-jail permit.

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French police officers protest in front of the Ministry of Justice on Place Vendome, during a demonstration calling for more resources and improved security measures in their work environment, in Paris, France on Wednesday

Protesters clash with Turkish riot police during a demonstration on Tuesday in Istanbul against the deadly attacks in Ankara. The double suicide bombing on a peace rally in Ankara has raised a feud between the government and Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party to a new level, widening a dangerous polarisation as Turks head to November 1 polls.

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Protesters clash with Turkish riot police during a demonstration on Tuesday in Istanbul against the deadly attacks in Ankara

South Africa miners strike ...epa04975918 Protesters chant slogans during a protest to show their support to fellow miners who filed a lawsuit against mining companies, Johannesburg, South Africa, 13 October 2015. High Court in Johannesburg will begin on 13 October hearing in a lawsuit filed by 56 former mine workers who say they suffered silicosis, a lung disease caused by the inhalation of silica dust, due to their work at gold mines.

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Protesters chant slogans during a protest to show their support to fellow miners who filed a lawsuit against mining companies in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday. The High Court in Johannesburg will begin hearing a lawsuit filed by 56 former mine workers who say they suffered silicosis

A Mapuche Indian activist prepares to throw a stone at riot police vehicle during a protest march against Columbus Day in downtown Santiago

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A Mapuche Indian activist prepares to throw a stone at a riot police vehicle during a protest march by Mapuche Indian activists against Columbus Day in downtown Santiago, Chile.

COSATU march to parliament...epa04967149 Protesters chant slogans and sing during a Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) protest outside parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 07 October 2015. Members of COSATU nationwide have embarked on a national strike. COSATU Provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich said the march aimed to put pressure on the government to halt retrenchments, immediate implementation of an efficient and reliable public transport system and for aboloshing e-tolls

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Protesters chant slogans and sing during a Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) protest outside parliament in Cape Town, South Africa

Cambodian protesters and rights activist

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Cambodian protesters and rights activists gather in front of the National Assembly building with mock cardboard houses to mark the 30th World Habitat Day in Phnom Penh on Monday

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

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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

Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes over tension in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron...Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes over tension in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron September 29, 2015. Israeli police and Palestinians clashed on Sunday at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque compound, where violence in recent weeks has raised international concern.

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Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes over tension in Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron on Tuesday

 A South African resident of Masiphumelele runs past a burning barricade during a protest against the lack of policing in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa,  29 September 2015. According to local reports the protest was sparked by the court appearance 29 September of some residents arrested in connection with vigilante killings. The area has been volatile for weeks with community members angered at the lack of policing in the impoverished area. Two weeks ago suspected criminals were killed by a mob accused of being behind the death and rape of 15 year old Amani Pula

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A South African resident of Masiphumelele runs past a burning barricade during a protest against the lack of policing in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday

South Korean prostitutes hide their identities as they participate in a rally against anti-sex law in Seoul, South Korea. The government began enforcing new laws eleven years ago to target human traffickers, pimps and prostitutes.  Nearly seven years after tough laws began driving thousands of South Korean prostitutes out of business, sex workers of the red-light districts are fighting back, spurred by what they say is an unprecedented campaign of police harassment.

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South Korean prostitutes hide their identities as they participate in a rally against anti-sex law in Seoul, South Korea. The government began enforcing new laws eleven years ago to target human traffickers, pimps and prostitutes. Nearly seven years after tough laws began driving thousands of South Korean prostitutes out of business, sex workers of the red-light districts are fighting back, spurred by what they say is an unprecedented campaign of police harassment.

Jordanian riot policemen stand guard during a protest following the Friday prayers in Amman, Jordan, 18 September 2015. Several thousand people marched in solidarity with Palestinians who clashed with Israeli security forces around the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest site, in Jerusalem for several consecutive days

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Jordanian riot policemen stand guard during a protest following the Friday prayers in Amman, Jordan on Friday. Several thousand people marched in solidarity with Palestinians who clashed with Israeli security forces around the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site, in Jerusalem for several consecutive days

A protester raises his fist in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, September 18, 2015. Security forces in the capital of Burkina Faso fired in the air on Friday to disperse demonstrators who burned tyres and blocked neighborhood streets to protest at a military coup this week that derailed a democratic transition. The head of a military junta in Burkina Faso which took power on Thursday has freed interim President Michel Kafando and two of his ministers, state television said on Friday

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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