A Cambodian riot police officer throws stones at residents during clashes that erupted in the midst of a forced eviction at the Borei Keila complex in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, January 3, 2012. Local human rights group Licadho said that police officers and residents were injured in a face-off when hundreds of armed authorities tried to evict families from their homes in a long running dispute with a local real estate firm well-connected with the government. The firm, Phanimex, plans to convert the residential complex into a commercial building.
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A Cambodian riot police officer throws stones at residents during clashes that erupted in the midst of a forced eviction at the Borei Keila complex in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, January 3, 2012. Local human rights group Licadho said that police officers and residents were injured in a face-off when hundreds of armed authorities tried to evict families from their homes in a long running dispute with a local real estate firm well-connected with the government. The firm, Phanimex, plans to convert the residential complex into a commercial building.

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A riot police officer fires tear gas at residents during a forced eviction at the Borei Keila complex in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Jan. 3, 2012. Cambodian human rights group Licadho said that police officers and residents were injured in a face-off when hundreds of armed authorities tried to evict families from their homes in Borei Keila, Phnom Penh, as part of a long running dispute with a local real estate firm well-connected with the government. The firm, Phanimex, plans to convert the residential complex into a commercial building. Licadho said that at least 12 people had also been detained following the violent clashes. 
[Credit : Samrang Pring / Reuters]

A riot police officer fires tear gas at residents during a forced eviction at the Borei Keila complex in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Jan. 3, 2012. Cambodian human rights group Licadho said that police officers and residents were injured in a face-off when hundreds of armed authorities tried to evict families from their homes in Borei Keila, Phnom Penh, as part of a long running dispute with a local real estate firm well-connected with the government. The firm, Phanimex, plans to convert the residential complex into a commercial building. Licadho said that at least 12 people had also been detained following the violent clashes. 

[Credit : Samrang Pring / Reuters]

Chilpancingo, Mexico.
A protester lies dead as police secure the area after clashes broke out on a road. A protest by students demanding a meeting with the governor of the state of Guerrero turned violent as students clashed with state and federal police, as well as soldiers. At least two protesters died during the clashes.
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Chilpancingo, Mexico.

A protester lies dead as police secure the area after clashes broke out on a road. A protest by students demanding a meeting with the governor of the state of Guerrero turned violent as students clashed with state and federal police, as well as soldiers. At least two protesters died during the clashes.

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Israeli soldiers detain an activist during clashes in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah December 11, 2011. The clashes erupted after the funeral of Palestinian demonstrator Mustafa Tamimi, who sustained a head injury during a Friday protest against an Israeli barrier and died of his wounds on Saturday.
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Israeli soldiers detain an activist during clashes in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah December 11, 2011. The clashes erupted after the funeral of Palestinian demonstrator Mustafa Tamimi, who sustained a head injury during a Friday protest against an Israeli barrier and died of his wounds on Saturday.

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Police stood guard in central Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Friday after incumbent Joseph Kabila was declared winner of the country’s Nov. 28 presidential election. Hours later, an opposition leader told French TV that he considers himself to be the president. 
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Police stood guard in central Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Friday after incumbent Joseph Kabila was declared winner of the country’s Nov. 28 presidential election. Hours later, an opposition leader told French TV that he considers himself to be the president.

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An Occupy Boston protester sat inside the group’s encampment early Friday. A shrunken group of protesters remained Friday after police said they wouldn’t immediately enforce a midnight deadline set by Mayor Thomas M. Menino for the group to leave Boston’s Dudley Square. 
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An Occupy Boston protester sat inside the group’s encampment early Friday. A shrunken group of protesters remained Friday after police said they wouldn’t immediately enforce a midnight deadline set by Mayor Thomas M. Menino for the group to leave Boston’s Dudley Square.

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