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Security forces fire tear gas into a crowd of supporters of Madagascan presidential candidate Marc Ravalomanana, breaking up a demonstration against the country's election results on January 2nd, 2019, in Antananarivo.
Algerian security forces use a water canon to disperse students taking part in an anti-government demonstration in the capital Algiers on April 9th, 2019.
Demonstrators from the pro-impeachment group By the People rally in the Cannon House Office Building Rotunda on Capitol Hill on May 14th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.