Pictures of Thai protests among in TIME magazine’s Top 100 Photos of 2020

Pro-democracy activists flash three-fingered salutes during a demonstration at the Kaset Intersection, near Bangkok, on Oct. 19. A growing tide of protests called for the prime minister to resign. [Sakchai Lalit—AP via TIME]

2020 has been filled with headlines, from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, bushfires, to street protests. Every year, TIME Magazine compiles photos, captured by news photographers around the world, which they believe, reflect the best (and the worst) moments of the past 12 months.

This year, a picture of the anti-government protesters flashing their three-finger salute, at Kaset intersection in Bangkok on October 19th, has been included in Time’s list. The photo was taken by Sakchai Lalit of AP.

Other photos chosen for inclusion include:

A photo of an emergency responder pouring water on an injured koala bear in a bushfire on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, on January 16th, taken by Adam Ferguson of TIME.

Photo by Adam Ferguson for TIME

A photo by André Chung of TIME, where protester, Ismail Bronson raises his fist at a peaceful demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on June 2nd, eight days after George Floyd’s killing by police.

Photo by André Chung for TIME

A picture taken by Malike Sidibe for TIME, which shows a protester wearing a shirt that reads “Please Stop the Violence,” being dragged along near Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on May 29th, four days after George Floyd’s killing by police.

Photo by Malike Sidibe for TIME

A photo taken by Al Bello of Getty Images, capturing Olivia Grant hugging her grandmother, Mary Grace Sileo, through a plastic drop cloth hung on a clothesline in a backyard in Wantagh, New York, on May 24th.

Photo by Al Bello of Getty Images via TIME

A picture of President Trump’s “theatrical return” to the White House on October 5th, after being hospitalized for COVID-19, taken by Anna Moneymaker of The New York Times.

Photo by Anna Moneymaker – The New York Times/Redux via TIME

A photo by Atul Loke for TIME, of a healthcare worker checking a woman’s temperature and oxygen saturation in the Dhole Patil slum of Pune, India, on August 10th.

Photo by Atul Loke for TIME

A photo of two children walking past members of a Taliban Red Unit, an elite force, in the Alingar District of Afghanistan’s Laghman Province on March 13th, taken by Jim Huylebroek of The New York Times.

Photo by Jim Huylebroek – The New York Times/Redux via TIME

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