Shortly before the decisive vote on the reform of copyright in the EU Parliament, thousands in Europe protested against the project. Opponents of the reform and especially of the controversial Article 13 had announced demonstrations in about 20 countries.  Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany. 23 March 2019. Editorial Credit: Sebastian Gollnow/picture alliance via Getty Images)


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Iranian people in Izmir protest the death of Mahsa Amini by the morality police in Iran.

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