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A U.S. Capitol Police officer humorously reacts to Code Pink for Peace activist Medea Benjamin's protest sign

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A U.S. Capitol Police officer reacts to a Code Pink for Peace activist’s protest sign

Volunteers of the Azov Civil Corps light flares during rally at the Ukrainian Parliament, Friday, May 20, 2016, against holding local elections in the occupied eastern territories of Ukraine. As part of an internationally brokered peace agreement, Ukraine must hold local elections in two eastern regions controlled by Russian-backed rebels, but there are major concerns about ensuring the vote takes place in a secure and safe atmosphere. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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Volunteers of the Azov Civil Corps light flares during rally at the Ukrainian Parliament against holding local elections in the occupied eastern territories of Ukraine. As part of an internationally brokered peace agreement, Ukraine must hold local elections in two eastern regions controlled by Russian-backed rebels, but there are major concerns about ensuring the vote takes place in a secure and safe atmosphere

TOPSHOT - French riot police officers stand guard after receiving some paint on their uniform, during a demonstration to protest against the government's labour reform on May 19, 2016 in Bordeaux.  France was disrupted by a third straight day of strikes and demonstrations on May 19 as the prime minister called for protesters who torched a police car to face "harsh" punishment. The labour reforms have sparked two months of protests on France's streets, drawing 68,000 nationwide on Tuesday, police said, while organisers put the turnout at 220,000

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French riot police officers stand guard after receiving some paint on their uniform, during a demonstration to protest against the government’s labour reform today in Bordeaux. France was disrupted by a third straight day of strikes and demonstrations as the prime minister called for protesters who torched a police car to face “harsh” punishment. The labour reforms have sparked two months of protests on France’s streets, drawing 68,000 nationwide on Tuesday, police said, while organisers put the turnout at 220,000.

Greenpeace protesters climb the British Museum in London, in protest against BP's sponsorship of the museum's Sunken Cities exhibition. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 19, 2016. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Protest. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

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Greenpeace protesters climb the British Museum in London, in protest against BP’s sponsorship of the museum’s Sunken Cities exhibition

HONG KONG - MAY 18:  Supporters of visiting Zhang Dejiang, the chairman of China's National People's Congress, attend a rally on May 18, 2016 in Hong Kong, .  (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

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Supporters of visiting Zhang Dejiang, the chairman of China’s National People’s Congress, attend a rally in Hong Kong 

A man injured following clashes with Kenyan riot police officers, runs away from teargas, during a demonstration of Kenya's opposition supporters in Nairobi, on May 16, 2016.  Opposition protestors led by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga gathered outside the Indepedent Electoral and Boundaries Comission building to demand the dismissal of IEBC commissioners, after alleged bias towards the ruling Jubillee Alliance Party. / AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZACARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

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A man injured following clashes with Kenyan riot police officers, runs away from teargas, during a demonstration of Kenya‘s opposition supporters in Nairobi

Men watch demonstrators from Afghanistan's Hazara minority during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan May 16, 2016.

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Men watch demonstrators from Afghanistan’s Hazara minority during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan 

A protestor is arrested by riot police during a protest against the proposed changes to France's working week and layoff practices, in Lyon, central France

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A protestor is arrested by riot police during a protest against the proposed changes to France’s working week and layoff practices, in Lyon, central France

Protest against a tobacco exhibition in Jakarta...epa05279237 Indonesian students clash with police officers during an anti-tobacco protest outside the venue of the World Tobacco Process and Machinery Exhibition Asia 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia, 27 April 2016. At least a hundred students staged a rally demanding the government to stop the exhibition, saying that it promotes smoking among youth and children. Indonesia ranks third in the world for the number of smokers after China and India, according to the World Health Organization.  EPA/MAST IRHAM

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Indonesian students clash with police officers during an anti-tobacco protest outside the venue of the World Tobacco Process and Machinery Exhibition Asia 2016 in Jakarta

Thousands of South African main oppositi...Thousands of South African main opposition party Democratic Alliance supporters march to the Constitutional Court to protest against South African President Jacob Zuma on April 15, 2016 in Johannesburg. / AFP PHOTO / MUJAHID SAFODIENMUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Thousands of South African main opposition party Democratic Alliance supporters march to the Constitutional Court to protest against South African President Jacob Zuma in Johannesburg

Low-Wage Workers Strike And Rally For $15 Wage In Chicago...CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 14:  Demonstrators demanding an increase in the minimum wage to $15-dollars-per-hour prepare to march in the streets on April 14, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The demonstrators marched to and protested in front of several locations during a day-long effort to draw attention to low-wage jobs. The demonstration was one of about 300 scheduled to take place nationwide today.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Demonstrators demanding an increase in the minimum wage to $15-dollars-per-hour prepare to march in the streets on Thursday in Chicago, Illinois. The demonstrators marched to and protested in front of several locations during a day-long effort to draw attention to low-wage jobs 

Anti-riot police officers arrest a man d...Anti-riot police officers arrest a man during clashes within a demonstration of high school students protesting against the government's planned labour reform, on April 5, 2016 in eastern Paris.  The Socialist government is desperate to push through reforms to France's controversial labour laws, billed as a last-gasp attempt to boost the flailing economy before next year's presidential election.  / AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARDKENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images

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Anti-riot police officers arrest a man during clashes within a demonstration of high school students protesting against the government’s planned labour reform in eastern Paris 

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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