20 powerful pics of the Baltimore protests

2015-04-29 10:42

Police fired smoke bombs and pepper pellets at protesters who defied a citywide curfew across Baltimore, the latest US city roiled by unrest stoked by anger over police treatment of black people.

  • A mixture of milk and water rolls down a man's chest after he was pepper sprayed by the Baltimore Police during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. (AFP)
  • State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, right, embraces a protestor while urging the crowd to disperse ahead of a 10 pm curfew in the wake of riots following the funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (David Goldman, AP)
  • Devante Hill makes a heart with his hands after he was hit with pepper spray during a protest in Baltimore. (Lloyd Fox, AP)
  • A protester faces police enforcing a curfew in Baltimore. A line of police behind riot shields hurled smoke grenades and fired pepper balls at dozens of protesters to enforce a citywide curfew. (Matt Rourke, AP)
  • A man rinses his eyes after he was sprayed by police with a crowd dispersant in Baltimore, in the aftermath of rioting following Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray, who died in police custody. (Matt Rourke, AP)
  • People dance in Baltimore. Maryland's governor vowed there would be no repeat of the looting, arson and vandalism that erupted Monday in some of the city's poorest neighbourhoods. (Matt Rourke, AP)
  • In this aerial photo, police stand in formation near a gathering of protestors at the intersection of North Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore, a day following unrest that occurred after Freddie Gray's funeral. (Patrick Semansky, AP)
  • Two cars burn in the middle of an intersection at New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland. Riots have erupted in Baltimore following the funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody. (Andrew Burton, AFP)
  • A protester throws a tear gas canister back toward riot police after a 10 pm curfew went into effect in the wake of Monday's riots following the funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (David Goldman, AP)
  • A motorcycle group formed a line in front of the Baltimore riot police the night after citywide riots over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland . Mark Makela, AFP)
  • Young people in cars drive towards Baltimore riot police, honking their horns and raising their hands with peace signs the night after citywide riots in Baltimore, Maryland. (AFP)
  • Protesters hang out front of riot police minutes before a mandatory, city-wide curfew of 10 pm near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray. (AFP)
  • Protesters hang out front of riot police minutes before a mandatory, city-wide curfew of 10 pm near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray. (AFP)
  • Protesters defy curfew in front of police officers the night after citywide riots over the death of Freddie Gray. (Mark Makela, AFP)
  • A protester walks through tear gas as police enforce a mandatory, city-wide curfew of 10pm near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray. (AFP)
  • A couple embraces near riot police the night after citywide riots over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. (Mark Makela, AFP)
  • A man stands near a police line near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. (Andrew Burton, AFP)
  • A man hugs a friend after being prayed over during a protest near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (AFP)
  • Daquan Green, age 17, sits on the curb while riot police stand guard near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. (AFP)
  • A man makes a heart shape with his hands during a protest near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. (AFP)
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