Anastasia Demetriadou became an inadvertent symbol of protests in Cyprus after she was hit in the face by a water cannon at a demonstration on February 13, leaving the 25-year-old facing emergency surgery to save her left eye. Thousands have staged demonstrations on the holiday island in recent weeks, angered by months of lockdown, economic woes and a string of corruption scandals.
Demonstrators in Myanmar have taken to the streets against the country's new military junta for the third day in a row.
7 Sep 2019
Demonstrators went ahead with a banned march to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing's move to curtail elections. A hardcore of protesters threw petrol bombs at police, who responded with tear gas and water cannon.