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Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supporters defying protest ban

Bystanders assist a protester injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Bystanders assist a protester injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16, 2019....more

Bystanders assist a protester injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Riot police detain protesters during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police detain protesters during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police detain protesters during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Protesters flee from teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Protesters flee from teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Protesters flee from teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Riot police patrol the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police patrol the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police patrol the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Riot police detain a protester during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police detain a protester during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police detain a protester during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Police stand beside a woman injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Police stand beside a woman injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon...more

Police stand beside a woman injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Riot police detain suspected opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police detain suspected opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in...more

Riot police detain suspected opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Riot police detain a man during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police detain a man during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police detain a man during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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A man walks past clouds of teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

A man walks past clouds of teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon...more

A man walks past clouds of teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Police chase demonstrators after they banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Police chase demonstrators after they banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Police chase demonstrators after they banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Protesters hold flags during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Protesters hold flags during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Protesters hold flags during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Bystanders assist a woman injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Bystanders assist a woman injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Bystanders assist a woman injured during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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A man flees from teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

A man flees from teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

A man flees from teargas during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Protesters gather on the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Protesters gather on the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Protesters gather on the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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People peer through the windows of the headquarters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party after police earlier banned planned protests in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

People peer through the windows of the headquarters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party after police earlier banned planned protests in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

People peer through the windows of the headquarters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party after police earlier banned planned protests in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Riot police patrol the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police patrol the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Riot police patrol the streets after police earlier banned planned protests by the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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