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A supporter of Tibetans living in exile and of Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) workers shouts pro-Tibetan slogans during a peace march near Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India, 10 February 2014. In order to create awareness about the critical situation in Tibet and to show solidarity with Tibetans inside Tibet, the TYC carried out a Tibetan Uprising March from Dharamsala to Delhi.

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A supporter of Tibetans living in exile and of the Tibetan Youth Congress workers shouts pro-Tibetan slogans during a Tibetan Uprising March from Dharamsala to Delhi

A civilian wearing a mask holds a Tunisian flag in Sidi Bouzid, central Tunisia, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 to mark the third anniversary of the Tunisian uprising. Several political groups gather at the square where Mohamed Bouazizi's self-immolation on Dec. 17, 2010 triggered mass protests against social marginalisation and government corruption in Tunisia.

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A civilian wearing a mask holds a Tunisian flag in Sidi Bouzid, central Tunisia, to mark the third anniversary of the Tunisian uprising. Several political groups gather at the square where Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation in December 2010 triggered mass protests against social marginalisation and government corruption

Egyptians shout slogans as they gather in Mohammed Mahmud street to mark the anniversary of anti-military protests on November 19, 2013 in Cairo. Dozens of supporters and opponents of the army gathered in Tahrir to mark the anniversary of anti-military protests, amid mounting anger over a memorial to those killed in Egypt's uprising.

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Egyptians gather in Cairo’s Mohammed Mahmud street to mark the two-year anniversary of anti-military protests that broke out nine months after the ousting of Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Dozens of supporters and opponents of the army gathered in Tahrir Square on Tuesday to mark the anniversary. Earlier a memorial to those killed in Egypt’s uprising was defaced by anti-military protesters.

Fireworks light up the sky as Hundreds o...Fireworks light up the sky as Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians celebrate after Egytptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's speech announcing The Egyptian army toppling Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in Egypt's landmark Tahrir square on July 3, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei and the heads of the Coptic Church and Al-Azhar -- Sunni Islam's highest seat of learning -- will unveil an army roadmap for Egypt's future after President Mohamed Morsi, state television said. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI               TOPSHOTSKHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Fireworks light up the sky in Cairo’s Tahrir square on Wednesday night as hundreds of thousands of Egyptians celebrate after defense minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced the army’s toppling of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei, the heads of the Coptic Church and Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam’s highest seat of learning, will unveil an army roadmap for Egypt’s future, state television said. Read more

Egyptian protesters demonstrate against President Morsi in Tahrir square...epa03771073 Egyptian female protesters shout slogans against President Morsi, during a protest in Tahrir square, Cairo, Egypt, 02 July 2013. Islamist President Mohamed Morsi on 02 July criticized an ultimatum by the Egyptian military to resolve a deepening political crisis, as his supporters and opponents vowed to continue protesting. Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood group has called on its supporters to take to the streets in support of the president.  Protesters opposed to Morsi began arriving at Tahrir Square and near the presidential palace, after opposition groups vowed to demonstrate until the president resigned.  EPA/ANDRE PAIN

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Female protesters in Egypt shout slogans against President Mohamed Morsi, during a protest in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday. Islamist Mr Morsi criticised an ultimatum by the Egyptian military to resolve a deepening political crisis, as his supporters and opponents vowed to continue protesting. Mr Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood group has called on its supporters to take to the streets in support of the president. Protesters opposed to Mr Morsi began arriving at Tahrir Square and near the presidential palace, after opposition groups vowed to demonstrate until the president resigned. Read more

Residents of Diepsloot pass the public holiday following Youth Day as they go about their daily activities on June 17, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. A densely populated settlement made up of government-subsidised housing, brick houses and shacks, Diepsloot is home to many immigrants from Zimbabwe. Youth Day commemorates the Soweto Uprising of June 16, 1976, when students gathered on the streets of Soweto to protest against Afrikaans being the language of instruction used in schools. The protest turned violent resulting in the deaths of students and hundreds in the riots that followed across South Africa.

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Residents of Diepsloot spend the public holiday following Youth Day going about their daily activities in Johannesburg, South AfricaRead more