The Week in Photos: From Protests of Nuclear Energy in Taiwan to Animal Rights Graffiti in Thailand

A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
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An activist takes part during a protest against the use of nuclear energy in front of the presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan, on March 11th, 2018. Hundreds of Taiwanese people took to the streets to demand the government keep its pledge to abolish the use of nuclear energy by 2025.

An activist takes part during a protest against the use of nuclear energy in front of the presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan, on March 11th, 2018. Hundreds of Taiwanese people took to the streets to demand the government keep its pledge to abolish the use of nuclear energy by 2025.

Members of a railway union hold flares during a protest against the reform of the French state-owned railway company SNCF in Paris, France, on March 12th, 2018.

Members of a railway union hold flares during a protest against the reform of the French state-owned railway company SNCF in Paris, France, on March 12th, 2018.

An Iraqi man walks past a prosthetic leg in a residential area in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, on March 13th, 2018, eight months after Iraqi forces liberated the city from the control of the Islamic State.

An Iraqi man walks past a prosthetic leg in a residential area in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, on March 13th, 2018, eight months after Iraqi forces liberated the city from the control of the Islamic State. 

Activists hold a demonstration against diesel cars in front of the Transport Ministry in Berlin, Germany, on March 14th, 2018.

Activists hold a demonstration against diesel cars in front of the Transport Ministry in Berlin, Germany, on March 14th, 2018.

Indian laborers excavate sand from the dry riverbed of Sabarmati river near Gandhinagar, India, on March 15th, 2018. The Gujarat government, in order to thwart water scarcity, have stopped Narmada Canal water flow for irrigation.

Indian laborers excavate sand from the dry riverbed of Sabarmati river near Gandhinagar, India, on March 15th, 2018. The Gujarat government, in order to thwart water scarcity, have stopped Narmada Canal water flow for irrigation. 

Graffiti artists depict construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta (left) next to a black panther in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 16th, 2018. This is the latest subversive depiction of an animal that has come to symbolize wild cat-poaching injustice.

Graffiti artists depict construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta (left) next to a black panther in Bangkok, Thailand, on March 16th, 2018. This is the latest subversive depiction of an animal that has come to symbolize wild cat-poaching injustice. 

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