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Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem

A Palestinian demonstrator is blindfolded and surrounded by Israeli security forces, as Palestinian families face eviction, part of an ongoing effort by Jewish Israelis to take control of homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of occupied east Jerusalem, on May 5, 2021.Ahmad GHARABLI / AFP

Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem

The claimants seek to evict a total of 58 more Palestinians, according to the watchdog group Peace Now, and Israel's Supreme Court is set to announce a decision for four of those families on May 6, 2021. AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP

Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem

A palestinian man holds a sign as he takes part in a demonstration as Palestinian families face eviction, part of an ongoing effort by Jewish Israelis to take control of homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of occupied east Jerusalem, on May 5, 2021. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli Jews backed by courts have taken over houses in Sheikh Jarrah in east Jerusalem on the grounds that Jewish families lived there before fleeing in Israel's 1948 war for independence. The claimants seek to evict a total of 58 more Palestinians, according to the watchdog group Peace Now, and Israel's Supreme Court is set to announce a decision for four of those families on May 6, 2021. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli riot policemen stand guard in front of an Israeli settler's house during a demonstration as Palestinian families face eviction, part of an ongoing effort by Jewish Israelis to take control of homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of occupied east Jerusalem, on May 5, 2021. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli security forces use a skunk cannon to disperse protesters during a demonstration as Palestinian families face eviction, part of an ongoing effort by Jewish Israelis to take control of homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of occupied east Jerusalem, on May 5, 2021. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli Jews backed by courts have taken over houses in Sheikh Jarrah in east Jerusalem on the grounds that Jewish families lived there before fleeing in Israel's 1948 war for independence. The claimants seek to evict a total of 58 more Palestinians, according to the watchdog group Peace Now, and Israel's Supreme Court is set to announce a decision for four of those families on May 6, 2021. Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP

Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem

Supporters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) protest in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip on May 5, 2021 against an Israeli court's decision to evict several Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem. MOHAMMED ABED / AFP

Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem
Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem
Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem
Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem
Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem
Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem
Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem
Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem
Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore on May 4, 2021. Arif ALI / AFP

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore on May 4, 2021. Arif ALI / AFP

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore on May 4, 2021. Arif ALI / AFP

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore on May 4, 2021. Arif ALI / AFP

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Quetta

In this picture taken on May 4, 2021, Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Quetta. Banaras KHAN / AFP

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore on May 4, 2021. Arif ALI / AFP

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore on May 4, 2021. Arif ALI / AFP

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore on May 4, 2021. Arif ALI / AFP

Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion
Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion
Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore
Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore
Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Quetta
Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession
Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession to commemorate the death anniversary of Prophet Mohammad's companion and son-in-law Imam Ali in Lahore
Shiite Muslim devotees take part in a procession
Tax reform protests in Colombia

Demonstrators clash with the police during a demonstration against the tax reform proposed by the Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Bogota, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the pandemic. Raul ARBOLEDA / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia

Demonstrators clash with the police during a demonstration against the tax reform proposed by the Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Bogota, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the pandemic. Raul ARBOLEDA / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia

Health workers cheer from balconies as demonstrators pass by during a protest against the tax reform bill launched by Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Medellin, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in the Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. JOAQUIN SARMIENTO / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia

Demonstrators perform acrobatics during a protest against the tax reform bill launched by Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Medellin, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in the Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. JOAQUIN SARMIENTO / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia

A riot policeman is seen on the pavement after falling during clashes following a protest against a tax reform bill launched by Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Bogota, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in the Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Juan BARRETO / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia

Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against a tax reform bill launched by Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Bogota, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in the Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Juan BARRETO / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia

A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister at riot police during a protest against a tax reform bill launched by Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Bogota, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in the Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Juan BARRETO / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia

A demonstrator prepares to throw stones at riot police during clashes following a protest against the tax reform bill launched by Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Medellin, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in the Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. JOAQUIN SARMIENTO / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia

Demonstrators clash with riot police during a protest against a tax reform bill launched by Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Bogota, on April 28, 2021. Workers' unions, teachers, civil organizations, indigenous people and other sectors reject the project that is underway in the Congress, considering that it punishes the middle class and is inappropriate in the midst of the crisis unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Juan BARRETO / AFP

Tax reform protests in Colombia
Tax reform protests in Colombia
Tax reform protests in Colombia
Tax reform protests in Colombia
Tax reform protests in Colombia
Tax reform protests in Colombia
Tax reform protests in Colombia
Tax reform protests in Colombia
Tax reform protests in Colombia
Relatives and family members can be seen performing the last rites of patients who died

Relatives and family members can be seen performing the last rites of patients who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus disease at a site of a mass cremation in Allahabad on April 27, 2021. SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP

Funeral pyres burn as the last rites are performed of the patients who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus at a cremation ground in Allahabad

Funeral pyres burn as the last rites are performed of the patients who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus at a cremation ground in Allahabad on April 27, 2021. SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP

Family members and ambulance workers in PPE kit carry the body of a victim who died of the Covid-19

Family members and ambulance workers in PPE kit (Personal Protection Equipment) carry the body of a victim who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus at a cremation ground in New Delhi on April 27, 2021. Prakash SINGH / AFP

A man reacts as he performs the last rites of his relative amid the funeral pyres of victims who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus during mass cremation held at a crematorium in New Delhi

A man reacts as he performs the last rites of his relative amid the funeral pyres of victims who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus during mass cremation held at a crematorium in New Delhi on April 27, 2021. Prakash SINGH / AFP

Family members and relatives prepare the funeral pyre

Family members and relatives prepare the funeral pyre of victims who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus during mass cremation held at a crematorium in New Delhi on April 27, 2021. Prakash SINGH / AFP

Burning pyres of victims who lost their lives due to the Covid-19

Burning pyres of victims who lost their lives due to the Covid-19 coronavirus are seen at an open crematorium in Bangalore on April 26, 2021. Manjunath Kiran / AFP

An elderly woman waits to receive a dose of the Covishield, AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine

An elderly woman waits to receive a dose of the Covishield, AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine, at a vaccination centre in Mumbai on April 27, 2021. Punit PARANJPE / AFP

A patient rests inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a Covid-19 coronavirus ward in New Delhi

A patient rests inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a Covid-19 coronavirus ward in New Delhi on April 27, 2021. Money SHARMA / AFP

Workers are seen sorting oxygen cylinders that are being used for Covid-19 coronavirus patients

Workers are seen sorting oxygen cylinders that are being used for Covid-19 coronavirus patients before dispatching them to hospitals at a facility on the outskirts of Amritsar on April 28, 2021. NARINDER NANU / AFP

A Covid-19 coronavirus positive patient seen inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a covid care centre in New Delhi

A Covid-19 coronavirus positive patient seen inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a covid care centre in New Delhi on April 28, 2021. Prakash SINGH / AFP

Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE kit) attends to Covid-19 coronavirus positive patients inside a banquet hall

Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE kit) attends to Covid-19 coronavirus positive patients inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a covid care centre in New Delhi on April 28, 2021. Prakash SINGH / AFP

Relatives and family members can be seen performing the last rites of patients who died
Funeral pyres burn as the last rites are performed of the patients who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus at a cremation ground in Allahabad
Family members and ambulance workers in PPE kit carry the body of a victim who died of the Covid-19
A man reacts as he performs the last rites of his relative amid the funeral pyres of victims who died of the Covid-19 coronavirus during mass cremation held at a crematorium in New Delhi
Family members and relatives prepare the funeral pyre
Burning pyres of victims who lost their lives due to the Covid-19
An elderly woman waits to receive a dose of the Covishield, AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine
A patient rests inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a Covid-19 coronavirus ward in New Delhi
Workers are seen sorting oxygen cylinders that are being used for Covid-19 coronavirus patients
A Covid-19 coronavirus positive patient seen inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a covid care centre in New Delhi
Health workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE kit) attends to Covid-19 coronavirus positive patients inside a banquet hall
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

Armenians protest outside of the Turkish Embassy on the 106th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in Washington, DC on April 24, 2021. President Joe Biden's recognition of the Armenian genocide was met Saturday by tempered satisfaction from the nation's US diaspora, with some saying the words need to result in more pressure against Turkey.

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

Children hold signs on the 106th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide during a protest outside of the Turkish Ambassadors Residence in Washington, DC on April 24, 2021. President Joe Biden's recognition of the Armenian genocide was met Saturday by tempered satisfaction from the nation's US diaspora, with some saying the words need to result in more pressure against Turkey. Marchers gathered in Los Angeles, home to one of the largest Armenian communities in the world, to mark the day with Armenian flags and calls for accountability. Samuel Corum / AFP

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

Armenians protest outside of the Turkish Embassy on the 106th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in Washington, DC on April 24, 2021. President Joe Biden's recognition of the Armenian genocide was met Saturday by tempered satisfaction from the nation's US diaspora, with some saying the words need to result in more pressure against Turkey. Samuel Corum / AFP

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

Armenians march from the Turkish Ambassador's Residence to the Turkish Embassy on the 106th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide during a protest in Washington, DC on April 24, 2021. Samuel Corum / AFP

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

Turkish counter-protestors are kept apart from Armenian protestors to avoid confrontation in front of the Turkish Embassy on the 106th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in Washington, DC on April 24, 2021. Samuel Corum / AFP

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

People protest outside of the Turkish Consulate on the anniversary of the Armenian genocide in a demonstration organized by the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) on April 24, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California. President Joe Biden's recognition of the Armenian genocide was met Saturday by tempered satisfaction from the nation's US diaspora, with some saying the words need to result in more pressure against Turkey.PATRICK T. FALLON / AFP

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

In this file photo taken on April 24, 2015 a girl looks on from behind a placard depicting a starving Armenian child in Marseille, southeastern France, during a commemorative gathering marking the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. US President Joe Biden on April 24, 2021, recognized the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide, a watershed moment for descendants of the hundreds of thousands of dead as he defied decades of pressure by Turkey. BORIS HORVAT / AFP

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

Biden became the first US president to use the word genocide in a statement on the anniversary, a day after informing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the decision and seeking to limit the furor from the NATO ally. Sakis MITROLIDIS / AFP

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

Members of New York's Armenian community hold placards and shout slogans as they march though Manhattan on the anniversary of the Armenian genocide, on April 24, 2021. US President Joe Biden recognized the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide, a watershed moment for descendants of the hundreds of thousands of dead as he defied decades of pressure by Turkey. Ed JONES / AFP

Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide
Biden officially recognizes the Armenian 1915 killings as a genocide

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