Protesters—many of them armed—try to enter the Michigan House of Representatives chamber and are stopped by state police during a protest April 30 demanding that businesses be reopened. An “American Patriot Rally” organized by Michigan United for Liberty was held earlier in the day on the steps of the state Capitol in Lansing. JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images

The Week in World Photos

Global protests against government-imposed lockdowns, gang violence in El Salvador, and hat tips to medical staff.

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Protesters—many of them armed—try to enter the Michigan House of Representatives chamber and are stopped by state police during a protest April 30 demanding that businesses be reopened. An “American Patriot Rally” organized by Michigan United for Liberty was held earlier in the day on the steps of the state Capitol in Lansing. JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images

Protesters—many of them armed—try to enter the Michigan House of Representatives chamber and are stopped by state police during a protest April 30 demanding that businesses be reopened. An “American Patriot Rally” organized by Michigan United for Liberty was held earlier in the day on the steps of the state Capitol in Lansing.

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A volunteer sprays disinfectant as Muslim devotees offer Friday prayers in Guzargah, Afghanistan, on May 1. HOSHANG HASHIMI/AFP via Getty Images

A volunteer sprays disinfectant as Muslim devotees offer Friday prayers in Guzargah, Afghanistan, on May 1.

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After cases of COVID-19 were confirmed inside Villa Devoto prison in Buenos Aires, inmates burn mattresses during an April 24 riot, demanding that safety measures be implemented to prevent the spread. JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images

After cases of COVID-19 were confirmed inside Villa Devoto prison in Buenos Aires, inmates burn mattresses during an April 24 riot, demanding that safety measures be implemented to prevent the spread.

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Ali Seker, a lawmaker of the Turkish opposition Republican People’s Party, is blocked by police as he carries a wreath in Istanbul on May 1 during a march to mark May Day in defiance of the government lockdown. OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images

Ali Seker, a lawmaker of the Turkish opposition Republican People’s Party, is blocked by police as he carries a wreath in Istanbul on May 1 during a march to mark May Day in defiance of the government lockdown.

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Along a highway in Guatemala City, a girl waves a white flag as a signal she needs food April 28. During the lockdown, Guatemalans have been hanging white or red flags on the facade of their homes as a request for food or medicine. JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP via Getty Images

Along a highway in Guatemala City, a girl waves a white flag as a signal she needs food April 28. During the lockdown, Guatemalans have been hanging white or red flags on the facade of their homes as a request for food or medicine.

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Relatives of a man shot and killed in Ayutuxtepeque, El Salvador—the likely victim of gang violence, which has swept the country—mourn near the crime scene April 28. YURI CORTEZ/AFP via Getty Images

Relatives of a man shot and killed in Ayutuxtepeque, El Salvador—the likely victim of gang violence, which has swept the country—mourn near the crime scene April 28.

YURI CORTEZ/AFP via Getty Images
A Lebanese protester sits in front of riot police in Beirut on April 28 as anger over a spiraling economic crisis re-energizes a months-old anti-government movement. PATRICK BAZ/AFP via Getty Images

A Lebanese protester sits in front of riot police in Beirut on April 28 as anger over a spiraling economic crisis re-energizes a months-old anti-government movement.

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A man checks a waste bin for reusable items during a government-imposed lockdown in Chennai, India, on April 24. ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images

A man checks a waste bin for reusable items during a government-imposed lockdown in Chennai, India, on April 24.

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A Lebanese protester smashes the facade of a bank at Al-Nour Square following the funeral of a fellow protester in Lebanon’s northern port city of Tripoli on April 28. Hundreds of demonstrators rocked the city overnight, torching banks and vandalizing ATMs to denounce soaring inflation and an unprecedented devaluation of the Lebanese pound on the black market. IBRAHIM CHALHOUB/AFP via Getty Images

A Lebanese protester smashes the facade of a bank at Al-Nour Square following the funeral of a fellow protester in Lebanon’s northern port city of Tripoli on April 28. Hundreds of demonstrators rocked the city overnight, torching banks and vandalizing ATMs to denounce soaring inflation and an unprecedented devaluation of the Lebanese pound on the black market.

IBRAHIM CHALHOUB/AFP via Getty Images
A child plays ball with his father at Can Pere Antoni Beach in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on April 26. After six weeks stuck at home, Spain’s children were being allowed out to run, play, or go for a walk as the government eased one of the world’s toughest coronavirus lockdowns. JAIME REINA/AFP via Getty Images

A child plays ball with his father at Can Pere Antoni Beach in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, on April 26. After six weeks stuck at home, Spain’s children were being allowed out to run, play, or go for a walk as the government eased one of the world’s toughest coronavirus lockdowns.

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The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds fly over New York in a salute to health care workers April 28. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds fly over New York in a salute to health care workers April 28.

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A visitor talks to a resident at Les Jardins d’Astrid, an assisted-living facility in Maurage, La Louvière, Belgium, on April 29. THIERRY ROGE/BELGA/AFP via Getty Images

A visitor talks to a resident at Les Jardins d’Astrid, an assisted-living facility in Maurage, La Louvière, Belgium, on April 29.

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Barbary macaque monkeys looking for food climb on top of a vehicle on a road in the forest of Azrou, a protected natural reserve, near the Moroccan city of Ifrane, on April 29. FADEL SENNA/AFP via Getty Images

Barbary macaque monkeys looking for food climb on top of a vehicle on a road in the forest of Azrou, a protected natural reserve, near the Moroccan city of Ifrane, on April 29.

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A young boy jumps into the Arabian Sea along a street in Karachi, Pakistan, on April 29. RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP via Getty Images

A young boy jumps into the Arabian Sea in Karachi, Pakistan, on April 29.

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Belarus servicemen wearing protective gear cross a road after disinfecting a hospital in the town of Zaslauje, outside Minsk, on April 29. SERGEI GAPON/AFP via Getty Images

Belarus servicemen wearing protective gear cross a road after disinfecting a hospital in the town of Zaslauje, outside Minsk, on April 29.

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A girl runs between burnt huts in Faladie, an informal camp for displaced people, in Bamako, Mali, on April 28. A fire destroyed much of the camp, where more than 1,000 people who fled the violence in central Mali had found refuge. MICHELE CATTANI/AFP via Getty Images

A girl runs between burnt huts in Faladie, an informal camp for displaced people, in Bamako, Mali, on April 28. A fire destroyed much of the camp, where more than 1,000 people who fled the violence in central Mali had found refuge.

MICHELE CATTANI/AFP via Getty Images
Health care workers at Ziv Medical Center in the northern city of Safed wave flags as Israeli Air Force jets fly over the hospital to mark Israel’s Independence Day (Yom Ha’atzmaut) on April 29. JALAA MAREY/AFP via Getty Images

Health care workers at Ziv Medical Center in the northern city of Safed wave flags as Israeli Air Force jets fly over the hospital to mark Israel’s Independence Day, Yom Ha’atzmaut, on April 29.

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Stranded migrants from the San Martin region—in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest—wait to be tested for COVID-19 at a makeshift camp in Lima on April 29 before being allowed to travel home. ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP via Getty Images

Stranded migrants from the San Martin region—in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest—wait to be tested for COVID-19 at a makeshift camp in Lima on April 29 before being allowed to travel home.

ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP via Getty Images
An imam on May 1 records his preaching of the Friday prayer—to be broadcast on social networks—in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where mosques and churches are closed because of the pandemic. ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images

An imam on May 1 records his preaching of the Friday prayer—to be broadcast on social networks—in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where mosques and churches are closed because of the pandemic.

ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images
Students eat lunch on desks with plastic partitions as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus at Dajia Elementary School in Taipei, Taiwan, on April 29. SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images)

Students eat lunch on desks with plastic partitions as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus at Dajia Elementary School in Taipei, Taiwan, on April 29.

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Mandy Alison looks over a selection of more than 125,000 birthday cards sent to Capt. Tom Moore for his 100th birthday, displayed in the Great Hall of Bedford School, north of London, on April 28. Moore captured the hearts of the U.K. after raising money for Britain’s National Health Service by walking 100 laps of his 82-foot garden. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images

Mandy Alison looks over a selection of more than 125,000 birthday cards sent to Capt. Tom Moore for his 100th birthday, displayed in the Great Hall of Bedford School, north of London, on April 28. Moore captured the hearts of the U.K. after raising money for Britain’s National Health Service by walking 100 laps of his 82-foot garden.

JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images
Beach chairs remain empty on the deserted Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, on April 29. VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images

Beach chairs remain empty on the deserted Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, on April 29.

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A worker sleeps on a pushcart in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on May 1, International Workers’ Day. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images

A worker sleeps on a pushcart in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on May 1, International Workers’ Day.

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A boy tries on a face mask as food and masks are distributed by members of the Coalition for Grassroots Human Rights Defenders in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 25. FREDRIK LERNERYD/AFP via Getty Images

A boy gets help trying on a face mask as food and masks are distributed by members of the Coalition for Grassroots Human Rights Defenders in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 25.

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Tayma, a 4-year-old displaced Syrian girl, sells licorice juice known as Jallab on the side of the road at a camp in Idlib, Syria, near the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey on April 26. AAREF WATAD/AFP via Getty Images

Tayma, a 4-year-old displaced Syrian girl, sells licorice juice known as jallab on the side of the road at a camp in Idlib, Syria, near the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey on April 26.

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A homeless man warms up by burning wood in Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 28. MARCO LONGARI/AFP via Getty Images

A homeless man warms up by burning wood in Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 28.

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A woman walks past a makeshift memorial for medical workers who have died from COVID-19, set up outside the local health department in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on April 28. OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP via Getty Images

A woman walks past a makeshift memorial for medical workers who have died from COVID-19, set up outside the local health department in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on April 28.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has recovered from COVID-19, participates in a national “clap for carers” in London on April 30 to show thanks for the work of Britain’s National Health Service workers and other frontline medical staff. BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has recovered from COVID-19, participates in a national “clap for carers” in London on April 30 to show thanks for the work of Britain’s National Health Service workers and other frontline medical staff.

BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images
A surfer looks out at his friends in the sea on an empty Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro on April 28. Rio’s famous beaches were closed to the public—except for surfers. CARL DE SOUZA/AFP via Getty Images

A surfer looks out at his friends in the sea on an empty Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro on April 28. Rio’s famous beaches were closed to the public—except for surfers.

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