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Last Updated: Wednesday, 13 July, 2005, 10:35 GMT 11:35 UK
In pictures: Philippines protest
Protesters take part in a mass demonstration calling on Philippine President Gloria Arroyo (GMA) to resign, in the Makati financial district of Manila, 13 July 2005
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Some 30,000 people have taken part in a protest in Manila calling on Philippines President Gloria Arroyo to resign.
A protester wearing a mask of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo joins thousands others during a rally calling for her resignation in the district of Makati, south of Manila on July 13, 2005
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Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, or GMA, is accused of phoning an election official last year to rig a national poll.
Protesters take part in a mass demonstration calling on Philippine President Gloria Arroyo (GMA) to resign, in the Makati financial district of Manila, 13 July 2005
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It was the biggest protest Mrs Arroyo has faced since the crisis began.
Protesters take part in a mass demonstration calling on Philippine President Gloria Arroyo (GMA) to resign, in the Makati financial district of Manila, 13 July 2005
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Protests are often swelled in the Philippines by people who are given a free meal and a few dollars to wave banners and shout slogans.
A protester with a sticker reading 'Do a Nixon - Save the Nation
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Many found creative ways to get the message across.
Philippine President Gloria Arroyo (C) gestures while meeting with local government officials before a luncheon at the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, 13 July 2005.
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Mrs Arroyo, meeting local government officials on Wednesday, put a brave face on the crisis.



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