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Ankara Protest (1 of 30)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

What started as a protest to save Gezi Park, in Istanbul, has turned into countrywide protests. In Turkey's capital city, Ankara, peaceful protestors were met with tear gas and water cannon. The protests have now escalated into a call for PM Tayyip Erdoğan to step down from power.

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Rival Football Hooligans Unite Agains...
Istanbul, Turkey
By Jodi Hilton
01 Jun 2013

Police shoot tear gas at protesters on Saturday, June 1, 2013 near Istanbul Technical University, not far from Gezi Park, where protesters and police have clashed over recent days

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Turkish Women Protest (13 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Rioters wear protection to avoid being intoxicated by tear gas. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (12 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A group of men help a women retrieve a flag from a fountain in Kizilay. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (11 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A young women takes footage of citizens marching together during protests Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (10 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Protesters join together and make sure to protect themselves against tear gas attacks. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (9 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A young woman holds an antacid that is used to counteract against tear gas. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (7 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman wearing a mask holds up a sign during a demonstration. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (6 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Women provide antacids to civilians who were attacked with tear gas. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (5 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman urges men not to throw rocks at the police, saying it would give the police a reason to fire tear gas at them. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (15 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

Girls wear masks to avoid being intoxicated from tear gas. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (3 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman holds a sign that says, "Tayyip, Mevlana saw you and said don't come", referring to the Sufi poet Mevlana Rumi. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Turkish Women Protest (2 of 15)
Ankara, Turkey
By Amy Hume
01 Jun 2013

A woman walks away from tear gas during protests. Women of all ages took on the streets of Ankara to protest the authoritarian rule of PM Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Many said they feel safe and empowered during this time of unrest in Turkey's capital city. They protest for the notion of "freedom", which has become threatened under PM Erdoğan's 10 year, pro- Islamic rule. Ankara, Turkey. June 2013.

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Islamist Extremists Clash With Police...
Tunis, Tunisia
By Wassim Ben Rhouma
20 May 2013

Policeman control the streets of Tunis during Extremist islamist demonstration.

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Islamist Extremists Clash With Police...
Tunis, Tunisia
By Wassim Ben Rhouma
19 May 2013

Extremist Islamist demonstrators use Molotov cocktails during clashes with the police in Tunis.

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Islamist Extremists Clash With Police...
Tunis, Tunisia
By Wassim Ben Rhouma
19 May 2013

Islamic Extremist Organisation members clash with police in the Capitol Tunis.

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Islamist Extremists Clash With Police...
Tunis, Tunisia
By Wassim Ben Rhouma
19 May 2013

Extremist Islamist demonstrators use Molotov Cocktails during clashes with the police in Tunis.

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With Pigs And Blood (8 of 8)
Nairobi, Kenya
By marukophoto
15 May 2013

Demonstrators confront police officers as they protested a scheme by Kenya's new Members of Parliament to increase their salaries from US$ 6,333 to US$ 10,119. Kenyan demonstrators released dozens of piglets at the gates of parliament and poured blood on the entrance today to protest demands by newly elected lawmakers for a wage hike. Police fired tear gas to disperse the protesters and beat others. PHOTO/TOM MARUKO

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With Pigs And Blood (1 of 8)
Nairobi, Kenya
By marukophoto
14 May 2013

Kenyan protesters march in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on May 14, 2013, as they protested a scheme by Kenya's new Members of Parliament to increase their salaries from US$ 6,333 to US$ 10,119. Kenyan demonstrators released dozens of piglets at the gates of parliament and poured blood on the entrance today to protest demands by newly elected lawmakers for a wage hike. Police fired tear gas to disperse the protesters and beat others. PHOTO/TOM MARUKO

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Tear Gas
Worldwide
By U.S. Editor
09 May 2013

A series of photos capturing clashes involving police, protesters and tear gas.

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Bahraini Clashes
Sitra, Bahrain
By Benjamin Hall
22 Apr 2013

Bahraini protesters clash with riot police in Shiite villages surrounding the capital Manama.

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Young protesters wave the Bahrain flag while yelling "Fall to Hamad" (Hamad being King Hamad Ibn Issa Al Khalifa of Bahrain)

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The crowd is yelling "peaceful protest"

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Security forces throw what appears to be tear gas at protesters.
The crowd is yelling "Allah Akbar (God is Great)"

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The crowd runs from the tear gas

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The protesters are throwing rocks at security forces from behind a wooden barricade.

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The protesters throw what appears to be tear gas canisters back at the security forces.

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Egyptian Police Firing Tear Gas
Tahrir Square, Cairo , Egypt
By elmasdr
11 Apr 2013

Egyptian police officers prepare to shoot tear gas into a crowd of peaceful protesters demonstrating against President Morsi.

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 21
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Activists outside the Court of Poligiros during a trial against the antigold movement.

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 22
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

View of Ammouliani island from Ouranopoli, 10 km far from Ierissos.

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Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Asterix and Obelix banner in a road block in Ierissos surveilled by the antigold movement.

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Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

The beach of Stratoni and the mines infrastructure. In december 2012, more than half a mile of the bay, known for its large sandy beaches, clear waters, and abundant fishing, was streaked with pollution leaked from Stratoni.

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Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Asterix and Obelix banner in a road block in Ierissos surveilled by the antigold movement.

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 29
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Since April 2013 there are two road blocks in Ierissos, surveilled 24h by activists.

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 30
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

The police station in Ierissos burned in April 2013, after a police operation to arrest some activist in the village. Since April 2013 the police didn't come to Ierissos.

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 5
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Skouries forest, where the El Dorado Gold company is building a new gold mine

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 6
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

An activist during a demonstration in Skouries forest, to protest against the installation of a new gold mine by El Dorado Gold, a canadian company.

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 7
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Skouries forest, where the El Dorado Gold company is building a new gold mine

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 9
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Activist preparing the traditional souvlaki during a solidarity event in Ierissos.

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Activists Struggle to Save Skouries 10
Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Child play during the solidarity music festival in Ierissos this summer.

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Lerissos, Greece
By Michele Lapini
26 Mar 2013

Two elderly people stand in front an antigold banner in Ierissos.