26 photos that suggest tear gas unites us all

<> on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.</p>

<> on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

Editor's note: This list is continuously updated because governments around the world continuously tear gas their citizens.

It's looking dystopian out there and around here, everywhere really. In no particular order, these relatively recent AFP photos are from all over the world. You can click on the photo for the context. In every case, the protests got worse as soon as the police cracked down. Tear gas, it seems, doesn't do what they think it does.


1. Istanbul, Turkey


2. Manama, Bahrain


3. West Bank


4. Rustenburg, South Africa


5. Santiago, Chile


6. Montreal, Canada


7. Jakarta, Indonesia


8. Athens, Greece


9. Homs, Syria


10. Cairo, Egypt


11. Oakland, United States


12. Venice, Italy


13. Tunis, Tunisia


14. Bangkok, Thailand


15. Kyiv, Ukraine


16. Dhaka, Bangladesh


17. Asuncion, Paraguay


18. Tegucigalpa, Honduras


19. Jugon les-Lacs, France


20. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


21. Phnom Penh, Cambodia


22. Mexico City, Mexico


23. Kashmir, India


24. Bogota, Colombia


25. Ferguson, United States


26. Hong Kong