Picture News April 17, 2019

Jakarta, Indonesia, April 18 – View of a polling station. Indonesia the world’s fourth largest democracy is preparing for its biggest and most complex one-day simultaneous legislative and presidential elections on April 17. A total of 90,779,969 eligible voters across the country will flock to polling booths to cast their ballots. Photo courtesy of Antara
London, April 17 – Police detain a protester as climate change activists demonstrate during an Extinction Rebellion protest at the Waterloo Bridge in London, Britain The U.K. police have arrested 209 climate change protesters since Tuesday evening. The updated number by police came after more than a 100 overnight arrests as the protest brought London to a standstill with some roads in the city blocked since Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy of Anadolu
Tehran, Iran, April 17 – The tower will turn red in a bid to support the hemophilic patients as well as raise awareness about this disease. April 17 will mark the 29th World Hemophilia Day! The World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) is focusing on reaching out and identifying new members of the bleeding disorders community, says the federation on its website. There are 12,000 hemophilia patients in Iran. Photo courtesy of IRNA