Protesters paint their faces before a civil disobedience action called ‘human wall’ against the arrest of seven youths sentenced to six years in prison on charges of being members of the pro-independence Basque youth organization SEGI in Vitoria.
Participants gather to form a human wall impeding the arrest of those who evaded being caught by police. Marina Sagastizabal and three others were arrested by the police while Igarki Robles, Aiala Zaldibar and Ibon Esteban evaded police custody and announced that they would be taking part in the protest. The orange shirts read in Basque ‘Free’
A Nepalese youth dances at a tent camp in Kathmandu. Nearly 8,500 people have now been confirmed dead in the disaster, which destroyed more than half a million homes and left huge numbers of people without shelter with just weeks to go until the monsoon rains