Members of the African National Congress Youth League, and supporters of the South African president Jacob Zuma, demonstrate outside the Weekly Mail and Guardian media offices, on Thursday, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The demonstrators were protesting against the election coverage by these media groups.
Members of non-governmental organisation Oxfam play music and wear G7 leaders’ masks during a protest ahead of the G7 leaders summit near the EU headquarters in Brussels 0n Wednesday.
Cleaning ladies employed by the public sector demonstrate at the entrance to the Finance Ministry in Athens, Greece, during a protest against layoffs
Military policemen hold their weapons as they are surrounded by a mob during a confrontation between anti-coup protesters and military at the Victory monument in Bangkok
A Syrian living in Jordan takes part in a protest against the Syrian presidential elections, near the Syrian embassy in Amman on Wednesday
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A man watches members of Brazil’s Homeless Workers’ Movement (MTST) from his apartment during a protest against the World Cup in São Paulo. Demonstrators are unhappy at the amount of public funds being spent on the tournament
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Protesters run away from tear gas fired by Turkish riot police during a demonstration against the government in Istanbul, on Thursday, by those who hold the state responsible for the Soma mine explosion
Anti-government protesters blow whistles and show money they will donate to their leader Suthep Thaugsuban during a march through the streets of Bangkok, Thailand
Thai anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally in front of the Parliament as senators debate to find and end to the country’s political conflict, in Bangkok, Thailand
A masked Palestinian boy takes part in a protest marking the 66th anniversary of Nakba, near the border of east Gaza City with Israel