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Our world in photos: November 30

November 30, 2020 Michaela Keil
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BRAZIL — Picture day: Egili Oliveira, a member of the Mocidade Unida do Santa Marta samba school, smiled for a portrait as she attended a ceremony marking Black Consciousness Day in the Santa Marta favela of Rio de Janeiro, Friday. Brazilians celebrate the holiday with Afro-Brazilian dance, music and religious ceremonies, reflecting the deep cultural and social ties of the Black community to the country’s history and honoring legendary anti-slavery leader Zumbi dos Palmares on the day of his death. Photo: Bruna Prado/AP


CHILE — Protests for protesters: Protesters ran past a burning bus stop as they looked for refuge from police during clashes after a protest in Santiago on Friday that demanded President Sebastian Pinera release anti-government protesters who have been detained since protests began in 2019. Photo: Esteban Felix/AP


THAILAND — Pro-democracy protests: The three-finger protest gesture was flashed by a protester while holding a yellow duck, which has become a good-humored symbol of resistance during anti-government rallies, Saturday in Bangkok. Pro-democracy demonstrators have continued their protests calling for the government to step down and reform the constitution and the monarchy, despite legal charges and the possibility of violence from their opponents or a military crackdown. Photo: Sakchai Lalit/AP


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FRANCE — Market no more: Christmas lights were pictured where the Christmas market usually takes place, Friday in Strasbourg, eastern France. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the well-known festive market will not take place this year. Photo: Jean-Francois Badias/AP


SUDAN — Keeping refuge: A Tigray woman who fled the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region carried her baby near her shelter, at Umm Rakouba refugee camp in Qadarif, Friday. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed again ruled out dialogue with the leaders of the defiant Tigray region Friday but said he was willing to speak to representatives “operating legally” there during a meeting with three African Union special envoys trying to end the deadly conflict between federal troops and the region’s forces. Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


FRANCE — Photographing police: Youths overturned a construction hut during a demonstration against a security law that would restrict sharing images of police, Saturday, in Paris. Civil liberties groups and journalists were concerned that the measure would stymie press freedoms and allow police brutality to go undiscovered and unpunished. The cause has gained fresh impetus in recent days after footage emerged of French police officers beating up a Black man, triggering a nationwide outcry. Photo: Francois Mori/AP


AUSTRALIA — Cricket competitors: The sun set during the one-day international cricket match between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Sunday. Photo: Rick Rycroft/AP


GUATEMALA — Budget cuts: Protesters tried to topple a damaged bus outside the National Palace in Guatemala City to demand the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei, Saturday. Protests continued against Giammattei and the legislature for approving a budget that cuts educational and health spending. Guatemala’s Congress abandoned the proposed budget on Monday, Nov. 23. Photo: Moises Castillo/AP


GERMANY — Foggy forest: Frozen fog covered the trees in the Taunus region near Frankfurt, Sunday. Photo: Michael Probst/AP

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