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Bangkok Shutdown 9
Bangkok, Police Headquarters
By KC
13 Jan 2014

Anti-government protesters hold up a poster depicting a bloddied Yingluck Shinawatra, the current care taker Prime Minister, at a rally outside of Police Headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Bangkok Shutdown 18
Bangkok, Central Bangkok
By KC
12 Jan 2014

Anti-government protesters shut down Bangkok by blocking off the streets in the central chopping district.

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Bangkok Shutdown 17
Bangkok, Police Headquarters
By KC
12 Jan 2014

Anti-government protesters shout at the National Police Headqaurters during day one of the Bangkok shutdown.

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Bangkok Shutdown 2
Bangkok
By KC
12 Jan 2014

A number of foreigners have appeared at the protest sites during the Bangkok Shutdown. From tourists to ex-pats, they have become fixtures of the shutdown though they do not make up even a percentage point of participants.

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Bangkok Shutdown 8
Bangkok
By KC
05 Jan 2014

A line of traffic watches as a protest goes by blocking their path in Bangkok. Not all of Bangkok is involved in the protest or even supportive of it, most citizens go on about their daily life as always.

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Bangkok Shutdown 1
Bangkok, Sukhumvit
By KC
31 Dec 2013

Suthep Thaugsuban accepts money from supporters along Sukhumvit Road, one of Bangkok's main thoroughfares. The protesters have focused their shut down on critical intersections throughout the city, however much of the city remains unaffected.

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Euromaidan Protests 3
Kiev, Ukraine
By Irakli Dzneladze
21 Dec 2013

Advertising for a film on Khreschatyk street during "Euromaidan" protests.

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Veterans Protect Protesters in Maidan...
Kyiv, Ukraine
By lordcob
16 Dec 2013

One of the barricades built around Maidan Square. Barricades were reinforced and rebuilt after police forces tried to evacuate the camp in the night between 10th and 11th of December, shortly after the departure of the EU representative Catherine Ashton.

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Euromaidan Protests 4
Kiev, Ukraine
By Irakli Dzneladze
16 Dec 2013

People have some rest in the occupied state building in Kiev during the "Euromaidan" protests.

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Euromaidan Protests 2
Kiev, Ukraine
By Irakli Dzneladze
15 Dec 2013

Art object, the "Europian" in the Khreschatyk street during protests "Euromaidan".

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
15 Dec 2013

A defender of the barricades getting some advice from the Afghanistan Veterans. Next to the veterans, many of the other groups help defend Maidan Square. A central coordination doesn't exist among the protesters: the different groups just try and work together while protesting in the streets.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

Natalia helps with food in the Veterans' headquarters. The tens of thousands of people who live in Maidan, make use of several occupied buildings that are full of volunteers performing various tasks in order to keep Maidan alive.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

A group of Afghanistan veterans bring a suspected provocateur to the police station. They believe that Yanukovych supporters got paid to be drunk and disruptive in order to be provocative in Maidan Square, hoping for a violent reaction. They believe that police will let him go after a few hours.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

Stanislav, 47, an Afghanistan's Veteran, talks with his son who also lives Maidan Square. His son was beaten by the police on the 30th of November and spent a week in the hospital before rejoining the protests.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

A group of Afghanistan's Veteran return to their tent after a night watch.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

A team of Afghanistan veterans controlling one of the entrances to Maidan Square.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
Kiev, Ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

Afghan Veterans during a break in the night patrols in Maidan square. Nights are long and freezing but it is during night that the police normally attacks.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
Ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

A section of the Afghanistan's Veterans sing the Ukrainian National anthem, which is played sporadically on the main stage of Maidan Square.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
Ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

Veterans control the access to Maidan Square. They have to keep their eyes open for provocators, which protestors believe might be sent in to give a wrong image of the Euromaidan.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
Ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

A independent group from the region of Khmelnytskyi, 200km from Kiev, helps the veterans and other people preparing food at all hours of the day and night.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
Ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

Oleg, 49, commander on the ground of the Afghanistan's Veterans. He was part of the Soviet Airborne Troops in Logar province, Afghanistan, between 1983 and 1985. Logar was one of the worst areas during the Soviet war in Afghanistan. Oleg was chosen by other veteran as chief when he decided to join Maidan after the violence of police against the protesters on November 30. He doesn't know what will happen next. "Well," he adds, "we remain here and we will protect the people because we know the price of life, blood and death."

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

Alexander, 50, prepares himself for his team's night shift. He served throughout Syria with a small team of special forces between 1983 and 1984. He arrived in Maidan after the violence of the police on November 30 to protect the people. Since he has children, he wants them to grow up in a democratic country. "I am awaiting changes since our independence in 1991," he says, "Yanukovich when he had finally the possibility of joning Europe, he showed his real face."

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

One of the barricades built around Maidan Square. Barricades were reinforced and rebuilt after police forces tried to evacuate the camp in the night between the 10th and 11th of December, shortly after the departure of the EU representative Catherine Ashton.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

An Afghanistan veteran controls the entrance outside one of the barricades. The missions of the veteran is to be alway the first line between the police and the protesters, they claim they are not scared and they know how to deal even with Berkuts, Golden Eagles, a section of riot police well known for its violence.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

Alexander, 50, divides his team in smaller groups for the night watch. They will have to keep their eyes open for provocateurs, who might be sent in to disrupt the image of the protests at Maidan Square.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
Ukraine
By lordcob
14 Dec 2013

A veteran places a flag saying "for Ukraine" on a newly built barricade in Madian Square. Barricades were reinforced and rebuilt after police forces tried to evacuate the camp in the night between 10th and 11th of December, shortly after the departure of the EU representative Catherine Ashton.

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Veterans Protecting Protesters in Mai...
kiev,ukraine
By lordcob
12 Dec 2013

A team of Afghanistan's vetaran sing the Ukrainian National anthem, which is played time to time on the main stage of Maidan Square.

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Anti-government protests in Bangkok 33
Bangkok, Thailand
By Biel Calderon
09 Dec 2013

Thousands of anti-government protesters at Government House to overthrow thai prime minister. The prime minister has dissolved the House of Representatives on Monday morning. She also called for new elections and proposed a national referendum. Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.

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Anti-government protests in Bangkok 30
Bangkok, Thailand
By Biel Calderon
09 Dec 2013

An estimated 200,000 anti-government protesters march to Government House. Rally leader Suthep Thuagsuban urged people to leave their residences onto the city streets and head for the Government House. He asked civil servants to go on strike and join the peoples massive demonstrations despite a reported attempt by the government to block them. Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.

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Anti-government protests in Bangkok 24
Bangkok, Thailand
By Biel Calderon
02 Dec 2013

Anti-government protesters during a break of their attempts at storming at Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB). Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.

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Protestors Return to the Streets in T...
Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
24 Nov 2013

A woman walks over a bridge with barber wire as tens of thousands of people attend an anti government rally in Bangkok at the nearby Democracy Monument.

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Protesters Return to the Streets in T...
Thailand
By Transterra Editor
24 Nov 2013

After a period of relative calm in Thailand, mass street protests have returned to the capital, and have been ongoing for the last few months. The catalysts for the latest round of civil unrest was a controversial 'Amnesty Bill' introduced by the government which critics argued would have allowed for unhindered return of self exiled and former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

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Protesters Return to the Streets in T...
Bangkok
By George Henton
07 Nov 2013

Protestors link arms before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Protesters Return to the Streets in T...
Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
07 Nov 2013

A protestor with Thai flags on her cheeks stands at a rally site near Government House at a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Protesters Return to the Streets in T...
Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
07 Nov 2013

Protestors march towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Protesters Return to the Streets in T...
Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
07 Nov 2013

A protestors wearing a gas mask links arms with others before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions, the police lines steadily backed away from the protestors ensuring that there was no escalation to violence.

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Protesters Return to the Streets in T...
Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors march towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Protesters Return to the Streets in T...
Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors link arms before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.