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I'm NOT afraid! When LONE warriors protest

Last updated on: March 19, 2013 10:21 IST

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A selection of the best images showing lone protesters taking on the police in various demonstrations around the world.

A student protester stands on one side of a barricade formed with chairs in front of riot police vehicles during an anti-government demonstration demanding changes in the public state education system in Santiago, Chile.

Chilean students have been protesting against what they say is profiteering in the state education system.

Photographer: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

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A Beijing citizen stands in front of tanks on the Avenue of Eternal Peace in this June 5, 1989 photo during the crushing of the Tiananmen Square uprising.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the bloody June 4, 1989 army crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square.

Photographer: Arthur Tsang/Reuters

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A protester urinates in front of a row of policemen during riots following the death of a 15-year-old boy in San Carlos de Bariloche in this June 18, 2010 photograph.

According to the local media, provincial government officials confirmed that four police officers, involved in the incident which left the boy dead during an alleged robbery, were removed from their posts.

Photographer: Alejandra Bartoliche/Reuters

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An anti-Mursi protester chants slogans on a newly built barrier in front of soldiers guarding outside the Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo.

A concession offered by President Mohamed Mursi failed to placate opponents who accused him on Sunday of plunging Egypt deeper into crisis by refusing to postpone a vote on a constitution shaped by Islamists.

Photographer: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

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A demonstrator hurls projectiles at riot police near the Greek parliament in Athens during a nationwide strike in Greece in this May 5, 2010 photograph.

Photographer: PJohn Kolesidis/Reuters

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A protester takes cover during clashes with riot police in front of the Interior Ministry in Cairo this June 29, 2011 photograph.

Photographer: Mohamed Abd El-Ghany/Reuters

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An indigenous woman holds her child while trying to resist the advance of Amazonas state policemen who were expelling the woman and some 200 other members of the Landless Movement from a privately-owned tract of land on the outskirts of Manaus, in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon in this March 11, 2008 photograph.

The landless peasants tried in vain to resist the eviction with bows and arrows against the police using tear gas and trained dogs.

Photographer: Luiz Vasconcelos-A Critica/Reuters

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A protester throws a stone at police in front of the Greek parliament building during clashes in Athens, in this December 12, 2008 photograph.

Greek students hurled firebombs and stones at police outside parliament on Friday, in a seventh day of violence over the police killing of a teenager that has threatened Greece's government.

Photographer: John Kolesidis/Reuters

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A pro-democracy demonstrator gestures at policemen during a protest organised by the 'February 20 Movement', who were demanding political reforms, in Casablanca in this May 29, 2011 picture.

The police used truncheons to break up an anti-government protest in Morocco's commercial capital, Casablanca, on Sunday and dozens of people were injured, organisers said.

Photographer: Macao/Reuters

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A Buddhist nun holding a Taiwanese flag confronts riot police outside the Nationalist Party headquarters in Taipei. Hundreds of protesters demanded the resignation of party chairman Lee Teng-hui after presidential elections ended more than five decades of Nationalist rule.

Photograph: Reuters

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A demonstrator shows his bottom to riot police during a protest by European workers and trade union representatives to demand better job protection in the European Union countries in Brussels in this March 24, 2011 photoghraph.

Tens of thousands of people marched through Brussels to urge European leaders holding a two-day summit in the Belgian capital to scrap or ease austerity measures.

Photograph: Thierry Roge/Reuter

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A protester kicks a tear gas canister back at policemen during a during a mass rally in Athens in this December 12, 2007 photograph.

Photograph: Yiorgos Karahalis/Reuters

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A demonstrator blocks a riot police vehicle spraying protesters with a water cannon during May Day rallies in Santiago in this May 1, 2008 photograph.

Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

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A student protester clashes with the police during a rally against the government's plans to increase fuel prices, in front of the presidential palace in Jakarta in this May 21, 2008 photograph.

Photograph: Dadang Tri/Reuters

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A protestor faces a line of riot police during an anti-government protest in Budapest in this October 23, 2006 photograph.

Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

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A protester throws stones at riot police during clashes in central Athens in this December 7, 2009 photograph.

Photograph: Yiorgos Karahalis/Reuters



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