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Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 September, 2004, 18:25 GMT 19:25 UK
In pictures: Hunt protest
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Pro-hunt demonstrators bearing banners protest peacefully in the run-up to a Commons debate on hunting with dogs
Demonstrators carrying banners
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Official 'Fight The Prejudice, Fight The Ban' plaques mingle with hand-written messages
Police officer
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A police officer monitors the situation to ensure that the protest remains under control
Angry crowd
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As the day wears on, a faction of the protesters become increasingly agitated
The crowd surges
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The protest becomes more heated and there are angry clashes between demonstrators and police
Demonstrators clash with police
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Protesters say feelings were running high and it was no surprise trouble flared
Policeman and protester
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Seventeen protesters and one policeman were injured during the scuffle
A protester with a head wound
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None of the injuries are thought to be serious, said Scotland Yard
Protesters break into the House of Commons
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Five protesters burst into the House of Commons, forcing the suspension of a debate into the future of hunting


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