Students and a women police officer dance as they take part in “One Billion Rising” campaign on a street in Chandigarh, India. One Billion Rising is a global coordinated campaign aimed to call for an end to violence against women and girls, according to its organisers
Supporters of the Jammu and Kashmir Libration Front shout pro-freedom slogans during a protest in Srinagar on January. Parts of the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir remained shut and rallies were held on Thursday to mark the killing of nearly sixty people by Indian security personnel in Srinagar’s Gaw Kadal area on January 21, 1990.
Palestinian stone throwers clash with Israeli security forces following Friday prayers on Friday, in the West Bank town of Hebron. Israel lifted age restrictions for the main weekly prayers at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in an apparent bid to ease tensions over the site that sparked a surge in Israel-Palestinian violence
A Palestinian swings a sling during clashes with Israeli troops, near Ramallah, West Bank, Tuesday
Mozabite Berbers salvage their belongings at a damaged house after clashes between Arabs and Mozabits in Guerrara near Ghardaia, Algeria on Thursday
A police officer searches a man on Monday as South African police officers backed by soldiers of the South African Defence Force conduct searches and identity checks in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, an area mostly inhabited by foreign nationals
Protestors walk towards Baltimore Police Department’s Western District police station during a march and vigil over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland
The hands of displaced foreign nationals seen as they stand outside a shelter for displaced foreigners in east of Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday
Mothers and their children wait in line to be give food at a Red Cross refugee camp set up for foreign residents due to recent xenophobia attacks in the Primrose area of Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday. Xenophobia attacks that started in the port city of Durban two weeks ago and have spread to the countries largest city of Johannesburg
Young Nepalese women cover their faces with bags to protest against violence against women in Kathmandu, Nepal. Recent cases include two acid attacks on school girls in the city and the rape and murder of a six-year-old.
Male civil society members wear burqas to protest violence against women, ahead of International Women’s Day, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
A woman takes part in a rally in Narobi, Kenya, to protest against violence towards women. About 200 women gathered to rally in support of a woman who was attacked and stripped last week by a mob at a bus stop, in an incident that was captured on video and went viral online
People celebrate the departure of Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaore in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso. General Honore Traore, the head of Burkina Faso’s armed forces, took power on Friday after Compaore resigned amid mass demonstrations against an attempt to extend his 27-year rule in the West African country.
Sex workers wear skeleton masks, a traditional Mexican symbol representing the Day of the Dead, as they make an offering during a procession to remember their deceased colleagues, especially those who were violently murdered, in Mexico City. The annual Day of the Dead is observed on November 1 and 2.
Ukrainian ultra-right party supporters clash with police in front of the Ukrainian Parliament during protests demanding the government recognises Ukrainian Insurgent Army soldiers as fighters of independence, in Kiev, Ukraine. The protest took part on the 72nd anniversary of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA).
A group of Palestinian boys ride horse-drawn cart past destroyed houses in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City following the long-term truce agreed between Israel and the Palestinians. After seven weeks of the deadliest Israeli-Palestinian violence in a decade, a long-term ceasefire took hold on Tuesday.
Palestinian relatives of four boys killed in Israeli bombardment, all from the Bakr family, at the family house during the funerals in Gaza City on Wednesday. Four children were killed and several injured at a beach in Gaza City, medics said, in Israeli shelling witnessed by AFP journalists.
Israeli soldiers sleep next to armoured personnel carriers at the Israeli-Gaza border on Tuesday near Sderot, Israel, as operation “Protective Edge” entered its eighth day of airstrikes by the Israel Defense Forces across the Gaza strip.
A chicken walks amidst the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Friday. Israeli warplanes kept up deadly raids on Gaza but failed to stop Palestinian militants firing rockets across the border, as the United States offered to help negotiate a truce