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Deputies argue before a session to present the general policy of the appointed Prime Minister Fritz William Michel at the Parliament in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Deputies argue before a session to present the general policy of the appointed Prime Minister Fritz William Michel at the Parliament in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Deputies argue before a session to present the general policy of the appointed Prime Minister Fritz William Michel at the Parliament in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Gary Fan lies down after clashes with pro-Beijing lawmakers during a meeting for control of a meeting room to consider the controversial extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China May 11, 2019. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Pro-democracy lawmaker Gary Fan lies down after clashes with pro-Beijing lawmakers during a meeting for control of a meeting room to consider the controversial extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China May 11, 2019. REUTERS/James Pomfret

Pro-democracy lawmaker Gary Fan lies down after clashes with pro-Beijing lawmakers during a meeting for control of a meeting room to consider the controversial extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China May 11, 2019. REUTERS/James Pomfret
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Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine December 20, 2018. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin

Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine December 20, 2018. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin

Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine December 20, 2018. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin
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Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Chen Ming-Wen (L) scuffles with opposition Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Hsu Yu-Jen (R) during a budget meeting for the infrastructure development program, at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan July 18, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Chen Ming-Wen (L) scuffles with opposition Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Hsu Yu-Jen (R) during a budget meeting for the infrastructure development program, at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan...more

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Chen Ming-Wen (L) scuffles with opposition Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Hsu Yu-Jen (R) during a budget meeting for the infrastructure development program, at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan July 18, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Security officials remove members of the Economic Freedom Fighters during President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address (SONA) to a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces in Cape Town, South Africa, February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham

Security officials remove members of the Economic Freedom Fighters during President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address (SONA) to a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces in Cape Town, South Africa, February...more

Security officials remove members of the Economic Freedom Fighters during President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address (SONA) to a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces in Cape Town, South Africa, February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham
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Opposition Party leader Yuriy Boyko (L) and leader of Radical Party Oleh Lyashko scuffle during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev, Ukraine, November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin

Opposition Party leader Yuriy Boyko (L) and leader of Radical Party Oleh Lyashko scuffle during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev, Ukraine, November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin

Opposition Party leader Yuriy Boyko (L) and leader of Radical Party Oleh Lyashko scuffle during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev, Ukraine, November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Alex Kuzmin
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Lawmakers from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and ruling AK Party (R) scuffle during a debate on a legislation to boost police powers, at the Turkish Parliament in Ankara late February 19, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Lawmakers from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and ruling AK Party (R) scuffle during a debate on a legislation to boost police powers, at the Turkish Parliament in Ankara late February 19, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Lawmakers from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and ruling AK Party (R) scuffle during a debate on a legislation to boost police powers, at the Turkish Parliament in Ankara late February 19, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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A nominated Member of Parliament Isaac Mwaura is ejected as he protests during the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) National Delegates Convention to elect new party national office bearers in Kenya's capital Nairobi, February 28, 2014.  REUTERS/Noor Khamis

A nominated Member of Parliament Isaac Mwaura is ejected as he protests during the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) National Delegates Convention to elect new party national office bearers in Kenya's capital Nairobi, February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Noor...more

A nominated Member of Parliament Isaac Mwaura is ejected as he protests during the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) National Delegates Convention to elect new party national office bearers in Kenya's capital Nairobi, February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Noor Khamis
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Rada deputy Oleg Barna removes Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk from the tribune, after presenting him a bouquet of roses, during the parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Rada deputy Oleg Barna removes Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk from the tribune, after presenting him a bouquet of roses, during the parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Rada deputy Oleg Barna removes Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk from the tribune, after presenting him a bouquet of roses, during the parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, December 11, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Member of parliament (MP) from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Ali Ihsan Kokturk's nose bleeds as MPs from the ruling AK Party (AKP) and CHP scuffle during a debate on a draft law which will give the government tighter control over the appointment of judges and prosecutors, at a parliamentary session in Ankara early February 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Member of parliament (MP) from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Ali Ihsan Kokturk's nose bleeds as MPs from the ruling AK Party (AKP) and CHP scuffle during a debate on a draft law which will give the government tighter control...more

Member of parliament (MP) from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Ali Ihsan Kokturk's nose bleeds as MPs from the ruling AK Party (AKP) and CHP scuffle during a debate on a draft law which will give the government tighter control over the appointment of judges and prosecutors, at a parliamentary session in Ankara early February 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Opposition lawmakers crowd around Masahisa Sato (2nd L), deputation chairman of the upper house special committee on security, at an upper house special committee session on security-related legislation at the parliament in Tokyo, Japan, September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Opposition lawmakers crowd around Masahisa Sato (2nd L), deputation chairman of the upper house special committee on security, at an upper house special committee session on security-related legislation at the parliament in Tokyo, Japan, September...more

Opposition lawmakers crowd around Masahisa Sato (2nd L), deputation chairman of the upper house special committee on security, at an upper house special committee session on security-related legislation at the parliament in Tokyo, Japan, September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung throws an object at Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang (not pictured) to demand a universal retirement protection scheme during the annual budget report at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong February 25, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung throws an object at Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang (not pictured) to demand a universal retirement protection scheme during the annual budget report at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong February...more

Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung throws an object at Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang (not pictured) to demand a universal retirement protection scheme during the annual budget report at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong February 25, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Muhyettin Aksak, a lawmaker from the ruling AK Party (AKP), punches Nationalist Movement Party's (MHP) Sinan Ogan (C) during a debate at the parliament in Ankara August 4, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Muhyettin Aksak, a lawmaker from the ruling AK Party (AKP), punches Nationalist Movement Party's (MHP) Sinan Ogan (C) during a debate at the parliament in Ankara August 4, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Muhyettin Aksak, a lawmaker from the ruling AK Party (AKP), punches Nationalist Movement Party's (MHP) Sinan Ogan (C) during a debate at the parliament in Ankara August 4, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung is stopped by security guards as he throws a plastic hammer towards Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam during a meeting on proposing electoral reforms at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong July 15, 2014.  REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung is stopped by security guards as he throws a plastic hammer towards Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam during a meeting on proposing electoral reforms at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong July 15, 2014. ...more

Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung is stopped by security guards as he throws a plastic hammer towards Hong Kong Chief Secretary Carrie Lam during a meeting on proposing electoral reforms at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong July 15, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Opposition deputies throw buckwheat at newly elected deputy Viktor Pylypyshyn (R) as he takes the oath in Ukrainian parliament in Kiev January 15, 2014.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Opposition deputies throw buckwheat at newly elected deputy Viktor Pylypyshyn (R) as he takes the oath in Ukrainian parliament in Kiev January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Opposition deputies throw buckwheat at newly elected deputy Viktor Pylypyshyn (R) as he takes the oath in Ukrainian parliament in Kiev January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Legislator Lin Hung-chih (L) from the ruling Nationalist Party scuffles with legislator Chiu Chih-wei from the opposition Democratic Progressive Party at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei August 2, 2013. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

Legislator Lin Hung-chih (L) from the ruling Nationalist Party scuffles with legislator Chiu Chih-wei from the opposition Democratic Progressive Party at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei August 2, 2013. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

Legislator Lin Hung-chih (L) from the ruling Nationalist Party scuffles with legislator Chiu Chih-wei from the opposition Democratic Progressive Party at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei August 2, 2013. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang
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Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung throws a cloud-shaped cushion at Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang to demand a universal retirement protection scheme during the annual budget report at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong February 27, 2013. The sign reads "No more nonsense. Set up universal retirement protection scheme now." REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung throws a cloud-shaped cushion at Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang to demand a universal retirement protection scheme during the annual budget report at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong February 27,...more

Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung throws a cloud-shaped cushion at Hong Kong's Financial Secretary John Tsang to demand a universal retirement protection scheme during the annual budget report at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong February 27, 2013. The sign reads "No more nonsense. Set up universal retirement protection scheme now." REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Members of parliament scuffle with colleagues elected from their party but later refused to join a faction, at the first session of newly elected Ukrainian parliament in Kiev December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool

Members of parliament scuffle with colleagues elected from their party but later refused to join a faction, at the first session of newly elected Ukrainian parliament in Kiev December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool

Members of parliament scuffle with colleagues elected from their party but later refused to join a faction, at the first session of newly elected Ukrainian parliament in Kiev December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool
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Members of Somali parliament fight after majority voted against the Speaker of the Parliament Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden (not pictured) in southern Mogadishu, December 21, 2011.  REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Members of Somali parliament fight after majority voted against the Speaker of the Parliament Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden (not pictured) in southern Mogadishu, December 21, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Members of Somali parliament fight after majority voted against the Speaker of the Parliament Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden (not pictured) in southern Mogadishu, December 21, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
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A deputy Oleg Lyashko (L) douses vice-speaker of the Ukrainian parliament Adam Martynyuk with tea during an extraordinary session of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev July 30, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

A deputy Oleg Lyashko (L) douses vice-speaker of the Ukrainian parliament Adam Martynyuk with tea during an extraordinary session of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev July 30, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

A deputy Oleg Lyashko (L) douses vice-speaker of the Ukrainian parliament Adam Martynyuk with tea during an extraordinary session of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev July 30, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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AK Party lawmaker Muhittin Aksak (R) and main opposition Republican People's Party lawmaker Mahmut Tanal (L) scuffle during a debate at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

AK Party lawmaker Muhittin Aksak (R) and main opposition Republican People's Party lawmaker Mahmut Tanal (L) scuffle during a debate at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

AK Party lawmaker Muhittin Aksak (R) and main opposition Republican People's Party lawmaker Mahmut Tanal (L) scuffle during a debate at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, February 8, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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Claudio Barbato (L), a member of the opposition FLI party, fights with Fabio Ranieri (R) from the Northern League in Parliament in Rome, Italy, October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Ansa/Giuseppe Lami

Claudio Barbato (L), a member of the opposition FLI party, fights with Fabio Ranieri (R) from the Northern League in Parliament in Rome, Italy, October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Ansa/Giuseppe Lami

Claudio Barbato (L), a member of the opposition FLI party, fights with Fabio Ranieri (R) from the Northern League in Parliament in Rome, Italy, October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Ansa/Giuseppe Lami
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Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators scuffle with ruling Nationalist Party (KMT) legislators (top) at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei July 8, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators scuffle with ruling Nationalist Party (KMT) legislators (top) at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei July 8, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators scuffle with ruling Nationalist Party (KMT) legislators (top) at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei July 8, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh
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Members (R) of the opposition parties scuffle with parliament security guards at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Members (R) of the opposition parties scuffle with parliament security guards at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Members (R) of the opposition parties scuffle with parliament security guards at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak
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Lawmakers (L) of the ruling United New Democratic Party (UNDP) struggle with lawmakers of the main opposition Grand National Party (GNP) occupying the National Assembly speaker's podium at the National Assembly's main chamber in Seoul December 14, 2007. REUTERS/Han Jae-Ho

Lawmakers (L) of the ruling United New Democratic Party (UNDP) struggle with lawmakers of the main opposition Grand National Party (GNP) occupying the National Assembly speaker's podium at the National Assembly's main chamber in Seoul December 14,...more

Lawmakers (L) of the ruling United New Democratic Party (UNDP) struggle with lawmakers of the main opposition Grand National Party (GNP) occupying the National Assembly speaker's podium at the National Assembly's main chamber in Seoul December 14, 2007. REUTERS/Han Jae-Ho
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Lawmakers from opposition parties remove a Uri Party lawmaker (C), who backs President Roh Moo-hyun, from speaker's seat in parliament in Seoul, South Korea March 12, 2004. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Lawmakers from opposition parties remove a Uri Party lawmaker (C), who backs President Roh Moo-hyun, from speaker's seat in parliament in Seoul, South Korea March 12, 2004. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Lawmakers from opposition parties remove a Uri Party lawmaker (C), who backs President Roh Moo-hyun, from speaker's seat in parliament in Seoul, South Korea March 12, 2004. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won
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Opposition congressman Fernando Rodriguez battles with an unidentified indigenous deputy of President Evo Morales' party during a congress session in La Paz, Bolivia, April 9, 2009. REUTERS/David Mercado

Opposition congressman Fernando Rodriguez battles with an unidentified indigenous deputy of President Evo Morales' party during a congress session in La Paz, Bolivia, April 9, 2009. REUTERS/David Mercado

Opposition congressman Fernando Rodriguez battles with an unidentified indigenous deputy of President Evo Morales' party during a congress session in La Paz, Bolivia, April 9, 2009. REUTERS/David Mercado
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Lee Yoon-sung (C), vice speaker of the National Assembly and a lawmaker of the ruling Grand National Party, is surrounded by security guards as he passes new bills at the National Assembly main chamber in Seoul, South Korea, July 22, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Lee Yoon-sung (C), vice speaker of the National Assembly and a lawmaker of the ruling Grand National Party, is surrounded by security guards as he passes new bills at the National Assembly main chamber in Seoul, South Korea, July 22, 2009. REUTERS/Jo...more

Lee Yoon-sung (C), vice speaker of the National Assembly and a lawmaker of the ruling Grand National Party, is surrounded by security guards as he passes new bills at the National Assembly main chamber in Seoul, South Korea, July 22, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak
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Parliament security guards fall during a scuffle with members of the main opposition Democratic Party at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Parliament security guards fall during a scuffle with members of the main opposition Democratic Party at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak

Parliament security guards fall during a scuffle with members of the main opposition Democratic Party at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, January 3, 2009. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak
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