In pictures: Anti govt protests break out in various parts of world; thousands hit streets in Chile, Pakistan and Thailand
In pictures: Anti govt protests break out in various parts of world; thousands hit streets in Chile, Pakistan and Thailand
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As the world is battling with the onslaught of COVID-19, at least three countries in the world are going through major political upheavals.

Chile is experiencing uprising on the anniversary of social protests in the country. Meanwhile, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an alliance of 11 opposition parties has launched a three-phased anti-government movement under an "action plan" to oust the Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government.

In addition to Chile and Pakistan, Thailand is also experiencing protest by thousands of pro-democracy activists who have taken to the streets of Thailand, calling for administrative changes.

Here are the visuals of the protests from Chile, Pakistan and Thailand:

A demonstrator protests during the commemoration of the first anniversary of the social uprising in Chile, in Santiago, October 18, 2020, as the country prepares for a landmark referendum. - Changing the constitution enacted under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled from 1973-90, was a key demand of protesters during the two months of violent civil unrest against the government and inequality. Chileans will be asked two questions on October 25: do they want a new constitution and who should draft it.
A demonstrator protests during the commemoration of the first anniversary of the social uprising in Chile, in Santiago, October 18, 2020, as the country prepares for a landmark referendum. - Changing the constitution enacted under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled from 1973-90, was a key demand of protesters during the two months of violent civil unrest against the government and inequality. Chileans will be asked two questions on October 25: do they want a new constitution and who should draft it.
(Photo by Claudio REYES / AFP)
Aerial view of a demonstration with a banner reading ?We will overcome? on the commemoration of the first anniversary of the social uprising in Chile, in Santiago, on October 18, 2020, as the country prepares for a landmark referendum. - Changing the constitution enacted under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled from 1973-90, was a key demand of protesters during the two months of violent civil unrest against the government and inequality. Chileans will be asked two questions on October 25: do they want a new constitution and who should draft it.
Aerial view of a demonstration with a banner reading ?We will overcome? on the commemoration of the first anniversary of the social uprising in Chile, in Santiago, on October 18, 2020, as the country prepares for a landmark referendum. - Changing the constitution enacted under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled from 1973-90, was a key demand of protesters during the two months of violent civil unrest against the government and inequality. Chileans will be asked two questions on October 25: do they want a new constitution and who should draft it.
(Photo by MARTIN BERNETTI / AFP)
A demonstrator wearing a witch mask commemorates the first anniversary of the social uprising in Chile, in Santiago, October 18, 2020, as the country prepares for a landmark referendum. - Changing the constitution enacted under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled from 1973-90, was a key demand of protesters during the two months of violent civil unrest against the government and inequality. Chileans will be asked two questions on October 25: do they want a new constitution and who should draft it.
A demonstrator wearing a witch mask commemorates the first anniversary of the social uprising in Chile, in Santiago, October 18, 2020, as the country prepares for a landmark referendum. - Changing the constitution enacted under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled from 1973-90, was a key demand of protesters during the two months of violent civil unrest against the government and inequality. Chileans will be asked two questions on October 25: do they want a new constitution and who should draft it.
(Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)
A man rides his bicycle past a graffiti referring to the October 25 referendum to decide whether to change the constitution established under the military rule of General Augusto Pinochet (1973-90), during a rally in support of the amendment, in Santiago, on October 17, 2020. - Changing the constitution enacted under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled from 1973-90, was a key demand of protesters during the two months of violent civil unrest against the government and inequality. Chileans will be asked two questions on October 25: do they want a new constitution and who should draft it.
A man rides his bicycle past a graffiti referring to the October 25 referendum to decide whether to change the constitution established under the military rule of General Augusto Pinochet (1973-90), during a rally in support of the amendment, in Santiago, on October 17, 2020. - Changing the constitution enacted under former dictator Augusto Pinochet, who ruled from 1973-90, was a key demand of protesters during the two months of violent civil unrest against the government and inequality. Chileans will be asked two questions on October 25: do they want a new constitution and who should draft it.
(Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)
In pictures: Anti govt protests break out in various parts of world; thousands hit streets in Chile, Pakistan and Thailand
This combination of file pictures created on October 19, 2020 shows (top) pro-democracy protesters holding up flashlights on their phones during a demonstration in Bangkok on October 15, 2020, and (bottom) people holding up flashlights on their phones during a rally thanking US President Donald Trump for signing legislation requiring an annual review of freedoms in Hong Kong on November 28, 2019. - Hong Kong and Thailand have both seen their streets filled with youthful protesters daring to take on an entrenched and powerful political elite -- and uncork once taboo subjects in their push for greater freedoms.
This combination of file pictures created on October 19, 2020 shows (top) pro-democracy protesters holding up flashlights on their phones during a demonstration in Bangkok on October 15, 2020, and (bottom) people holding up flashlights on their phones during a rally thanking US President Donald Trump for signing legislation requiring an annual review of freedoms in Hong Kong on November 28, 2019. - Hong Kong and Thailand have both seen their streets filled with youthful protesters daring to take on an entrenched and powerful political elite -- and uncork once taboo subjects in their push for greater freedoms.
(Photos by Jack TAYLOR and Anthony WALLACE / AFP)
This combination of file pictures created on October 19, 2020 shows (top) pro-democracy protesters holding up flashlights on their phones during a demonstration in Bangkok on October 15, 2020, and (bottom) people holding up flashlights on their phones during a rally thanking US President Donald Trump for signing legislation requiring an annual review of freedoms in Hong Kong on November 28, 2019. - Hong Kong and Thailand have both seen their streets filled with youthful protesters daring to take on an entrenched and powerful political elite -- and uncork once taboo subjects in their push for greater freedoms.
This combination of file pictures created on October 19, 2020 shows (top) pro-democracy protesters holding up flashlights on their phones during a demonstration in Bangkok on October 15, 2020, and (bottom) people holding up flashlights on their phones during a rally thanking US President Donald Trump for signing legislation requiring an annual review of freedoms in Hong Kong on November 28, 2019. - Hong Kong and Thailand have both seen their streets filled with youthful protesters daring to take on an entrenched and powerful political elite -- and uncork once taboo subjects in their push for greater freedoms.
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Activists of the newly-formed Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an opposition alliance of 11 parties, raise their hands during the public rally in Karachi on October 18, 2020.
Activists of the newly-formed Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an opposition alliance of 11 parties, raise their hands during the public rally in Karachi on October 18, 2020.
(Photo by Rizwan TABASSUM / AFP)
Activists of the newly-formed Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an opposition alliance of 11 parties, raise their hands during the public rally in Karachi on October 18, 2020.
Activists of the newly-formed Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), an opposition alliance of 11 parties, raise their hands during the public rally in Karachi on October 18, 2020.
(Photo by Rizwan TABASSUM / AFP)

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