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10/06/2012

Fighting the tear gas in Togo - Editor's Choice - Picture of the Day - October 6, 2012

Teargas

Akoe Tchakponou covers her face in chalk powder in an attempt to lessen the effects of tear gas as protesters clash with police in Lome, Togo October 5, 2012. Police in Togo fired tear gas to try to disperse protesters from opposition groups, who are calling for the resignation of President Faure Gnassingbe, as tensions over upcoming legislative elections boiled over. (Reuters/Daniel Hayduk)

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