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Young environmentalists protest in front of the Polish economy ministry in Warsaw, where the coal and climate summit is taking place. The country’s dependence on fossil fuel means it ranks fifth for carbon-dioxide pollution in the EU, behind Germany, Britain, Italy and France.
A Marseille woman protests during a nationwide strike against French education reforms. Proposals aim to change the duration of classes and extracurricular activities, making children attend classes five days a week, instead of four in nursery and primary schools.
A demonstrator argues with a police officer at a protest against Chilean presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet of Nueva Mayoria (New Majority) during a campaign event in Santiago, capital of Chile.
A delegate takes pictures of Greenpeace activists holding pictures of 30 people who were arrested in Russia over a protest against Arctic oil drilling, during the 19th conference of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change at the National Stadium in Warsaw.
A Cambodian protester runs as anti-riot police officers fire tear gas during a clash between police and garment workers in Phnom Penh. One woman was shot dead and several injured in violent clashes between protesting garment workers and police in Cambodia’s capital on Tuesday, a rights group and family members said. Read more
A protester leads a pony through the Paris streets on Monday during a demonstration against a French government bill increasing VAT from 7 per cent to 20 per cent for equestrian centres.
A protester blows a whistle as she joins an anti-government rally at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand. Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s prime minister, called for an end to the protests against a proposed political amnesty bill, which she believes could solve Thailand’s longstanding divisions
A protester against a controversial amnesty bill wears a plastic bag over her head in front of police barricades near the government and parliament buildings in central Bangkok on Friday
Student protesters wearing masks raise their fists as they pass by the gates of the House of Representatives in Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday. Supporters of hacker group Anonymous Philippines held the rally to call for the abolition of all forms of “pork barrel” funds.
Jordanian women from Islamic movements hold placards depicting the four-finger salute during a protest against the trial of the ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, in front of the Egyptian embassy in Amman, Jordan.