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Indian activists try to break through a police barricade as they are... News PhotoActivist,Barricade,Civil Rights,Crisis,Horizontal,India,Kerala,Police Force,Politics,Protest,Protestor,Thiruvananthapuram,Violence,Water CannonPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian activists try to break through a police barricade as they are sprayed by a police water cannon during a protest in Thiruvananthapuram on February 8, 2013. Riot police fired water cannons at hundreds of protesters in the Indian state of Kerala demanding the resignation of a lawmaker over allegations he raped a schoolgirl 17 years ago. P.J. Kurien, 72, the deputy speaker of the state's upper house, was acquitted of rape in a trial in 2005 but he has come under new pressure after his accuser demanded a fresh probe in the wake of the storm over a deadly gangrape in Delhi in December. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)