But confronting government need not be violent.
Just two days before the clashes erupted, hundreds of young people peacefully occupied downtown’s main street (Amir Bachir) for over 24 hours in a protest against parliament’s cancellation of elections and unconstitutional extension of their own terms for another year and a half.
They were brave, but did not use weapons…
Despite police brutality…
They stood their ground:
Made new friends: