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Our world in photos: November 23

November 23, 2020 Michaela Keil
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BRAZIL — Widespread outrage: In Sao Paulo, products that were knocked off the shelves by protesters littered an aisle at a Carrefour supermarket during a protest against the murder of Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, a Black man, at a different Carrefour supermarket the night before. Frietas was beaten to death by supermarket security guards on Thursday, the eve of Brazil’s National Black Consciousness Day, sparking outrage as videos of the incident circulated on social media. Photo: Andre Penner/AP


BRITAIN — Nations Cup rugby: Gaelle Hermet of France caught the ball during the Women’s Autumn Nations Cup rugby union international match between England and France at Twickenham stadium in London on Saturday. Photo: Ian Walton/AP


RUSSIA — Figure skating: Russia’s Alena Kostornaia performed in the ladies’ short program during the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Rostelecom Cup in Moscow, Friday. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


SUDAN — Thousands flee: Tigray refugees who fled the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region took a boat on the banks of the Tekeze River on the Sudan-Ethiopia border in Hamdayet, Saturday. The U.N. refugee agency said Ethiopia’s growing conflict has resulted in thousands fleeing from the Tigray region into Sudan, as fighting spilled beyond Ethiopia’s borders and threatened to inflame the Horn of Africa region. Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


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UTAH — Loyal fan: A Brigham Young University fan sat among cardboard fan cutouts during an NCAA college football game against North Alabama, Saturday, in Provo. Photo: Jeff Swinger/AP via Pool


GUATEMALA — Protests break out: An official photo of former Congress President Eduardo Meyer was thrown out from the Congress building after protesters set a part of the building on fire, in Guatemala City, Saturday. Across the country, protests broke out against Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei and members of Congress for their approval of the 2021 budget,which reduced funds for education, health and the fight for human rights. Photo: Oliver De Ros/AP


INDIA — Calm waters: Indian women washed utensils in the river Brhmaputra in Guwahati, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Saturday. Brahmaputra is one of Asia’s largest rivers, which passes through China’s Tibet region, India and Bangladesh before converging into the Bay of Bengal. Photo: Anupam Nath/AP


CHINA — Moon mission: Flags with the logo of the Communist Party of China flew near a launch pad at the Wenchang Space Launch Site in Wenchang, Monday. Chinese technicians were making final preparations for a mission to bring back material from the moon’s surface for the first time in nearly half a century — an undertaking that could boost understanding of the moon and of the solar system more generally. Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP

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