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Gay rights to austerity: protest pictures that made 2013

As protesters in Thailand march to the ruling political party’s office in Bangkok in a bid to topple the government, Channel 4 News looks back at a year of demonstrations.

Protesters in Thailand occupy the grounds of the national army headquarters, asking the military to support their increasingly tense campaign to topple Prime Minister Yingluck (G/R)

Protesters in Thailand occupy army headquarters, asking the military to support their increasingly tense campaign to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra: http://bit.ly/1fC3lin

Protesters in the Ukraine chant slogans during a demonstration in support of the EU integration at Independence Square in Kiev in November (G/R)

Protesters in the Ukraine chant slogans during a demonstration in support of the EU integration at Independence Square in Kiev in November.

A teacher shouts slogans outside the Department of Education during a protest by striking education workers in central London in October (G/R)

Teachers shouts slogans outside the Department of Education during a protest by striking education workers in central London in October.

In October a demonstrator throws a bottle at the Guardia di Finanza during a protest in Rome as tensions rise over unemployment (G/R)

In Italy a demonstrator throws a bottle at the Guardia di Finanza during a protest in Rome as tensions rise over unemployment.

Tamil women cry as they hold up images of their disappeared family members during the war against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) at a protest in Jaffna, about 250 miles north (G/R)

Tamil women cry as they hold up images of their disappeared family members during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka : http://bit.ly/1hIgh82

In Egypt a woman stands between a bulldozer and an injured protester the army cracked down on pro-Morsi demonstrators in August (G/R)

In Egypt a woman stands between a bulldozer and an injured protester after the army cracked down on pro-Morsi demonstrators in August: http://bit.ly/17MK0SP

A protester is chased by police during clashes between police and angry anti-fascist protesters in Athens, Greece (G/R)

A protester is chased by police during clashes between police and angry anti-fascist protesters in Athens, Greece: http://bit.ly/17bcQ2E

Demonstrators protest against the government of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in front of the National Congress in Brasilia in June (G/R)

Demonstrators protest against the government of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff in front of the National Congress in Brasilia in June: http://bit.ly/19vGLSK

Workers during a protest to demand capital punishment for those responsible for the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Savar, outside Dhaka, Bangladesh in April (G/R)

Workers during a protest to demand capital punishment for those responsible for the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Savar, outside Dhaka, Bangladesh in April: http://bit.ly/17SJ13G

Gay rights activists take part in an opposition protest march in Moscow in June calling for Russian President Vladimir Putin's resignation and the release of activists facing long jail terms (G/R)

Gay rights activists take part in an opposition protest march in Moscow in June calling for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s resignation: http://bit.ly/1eswAyY

Turkish riot policeman fire tear gas at a protester during a demonstration against the destruction of trees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul (G/R)

Turkish riot policeman fire tear gas at a protester during a demonstration against the destruction of trees in a park, in Taksim Square in central Istanbul: http://bit.ly/117yRgs

People gather outside the Constituent Assembly headquarters during a protest to demand the ouster of the Islamist-dominated government, in Tunisa (G/R)

In Tunisa, people protested outside the Constituent Assembly headquarters during a protest to demand the ouster of the Islamist-dominated government: http://bit.ly/13f6TM1

Cypriot college students shout slogans during a protest in Nicosia against a bailout for the financially crippled island in March (G/R)

Cypriot college students shout slogans during a protest in Nicosia against a bailout for the financially crippled island in March http://bit.ly/Yqnv50

Indian demonstrators shout slogans during the one-month anniversary of the gang rape and murder of a student in New Delhi in January (G/R)

Indian demonstrators shout slogans during the one-month anniversary of the gang rape and murder of a student in New Delhi in January http://bit.ly/WTkUOx

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