A supporter of Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Monday shouts at police officers outside a police academy compound where the trial of the former president is being held in Cairo, Egypt. Read more
A protester waves a Thai national flag atop a truck at the Democracy Monument in central Bangkok on Monday. Thousands of people took to the streets of the Thai capital to continue a mass protest after lawmakers approved a draft political amnesty bill.
A protester is dressed as Batman while standing at the Lapa arches in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil late on Monday. Protesters called for an end to police violence and corruption and voiced demands for better public services. Read more
A policeman stands outside a house in Park Street, near Borough Market in central London occupied by squatters after Southwark council on Monday sold the property for £2.96m. The squatters said they were protesting against the sale of public housing stock at a time when London is facing an affordability crisis. The auction of the derelict building, which dates back to 1820, attracted strong interest from property developers, buoyed by London’s booming housing market.
Supporters of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue party (CNRP) at a protest in Phnom Penh. The party rejected the official results of the fifth national assembly elections, which declared Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s party as winner, and called for mass demonstrations to support a petition to the United Nations.
Protesters, some dressed in Halloween costumes, on Wednesday march towards the Philippine senate, south of Manila, to demand the scrapping of government funds intended for development projects. Janet Lim Napoles, a wealthy businesswoman who allegedly stole huge amounts of government development funds in conspiracy with powerful lawmakers, is set to appear before the senate on November 7.
A Tibetan activist outside the UN offices in Geneva bears the names on his back of protesters who have died from self-immolation – setting fire to themselves. The protest took place as China was set to undergo a widely anticipated review of its rights record before the UN Human Rights Council, something required of each of the UN’s 193 member states every four years. Read more
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Greenpeace International activist Sini Saarela from Finland at the Murmansk Regional Court. Sini Saarela is one of the ‘Arctic 30′ who are now in custody charged with piracy, punishable for up to 15 years in prison. The Netherlands said today it has taken Russia to the world’s maritime court in order to free 30 crew members of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise, charged with piracy after protesting Arctic oil drilling.
Firemen take part in a demonstration of Italian trade unions Cobas and Usb against austerity measures and European politics. Thousands of people protested against economic austerity in Rome today as partial transport strikes across the country cancelled dozens of flights and snarled buses and trains.
Members of trade union Serikat Pekerja Seluruh Indonesia walk during a protest in the business district in Jakarta. Almost 1,000 workers participated in the protest, demanding wage raises and objecting to outsourcing, according to local media on Thursday.