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Our world in photos: June 30

June 30, 2020 Noah Singer
WEST BANK — Looming injustices: Palestinian laborers lined up to cross a checkpoint at the entrance to the Israeli settlement Maale Adumim on Tuesday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears determined to carry out his pledge to begin annexing parts of the occupied West Bank, possibly as soon as Wednesday. Photo: Oded Balilty/AP


HONG KONG — Pushing back: Protesters gathered at a shopping mall on Tuesday during a pro-democracy protest against a new national security law that would allow authorities to crack down on subversive and secessionist activity in Hong Kong. Photo: Vincent Yu/AP


TEXAS — Time to vote: Harris County election clerk Jose Mendoza watched over voting booths in Houston on Monday. Photo: David J. Phillip/AP


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INDONESIA — Eccentric display: A Greenpeace activist arranged mannequins used to display messages during a protest in Jakarta on Monday. Photo: Dita Alangkara/AP


CUBA — Working ahead: Hotel maintenance worker Elgis Moreno painted a room at the Capri Hotel in Havana on Wednesday during a coronavirus lockdown affecting tourism. Photo: Ismael Francisco/AP


SCOTLAND — Reopening day: A giraffe poked its head out from its enclosure at Blair Drummond Safari Park, which opened on Monday as part of Scotland’s phased plan to ease out of the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Andrew Milligan/PA via AP


SOUTH AFRICA — Strolling by: Men wearing face masks walked past a hair product billboard in Soweto on Monday. Photo: Themba Hadebe/AP


HONG KONG — At sunset: Students celebrated their graduation at Victoria Harbor on Tuesday. Photo: Kin Cheung/AP


VATICAN CITY — Covered up: A priest wearing a protective mask stood in St. Peter’s Square on Monday. Photo: Riccardo De Luca/AP


VENEZUELA — Safety lesson: A worker from the Transportation Ministry explained proper mask usage to non-compliant pedestrians in downtown Caracas on Monday. Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP

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