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Last Updated: Wednesday, 20 June 2007, 17:31 GMT 18:31 UK
In pictures: Alan Johnston vigil

BBC newsroom in Television Centre, London

Colleagues of BBC Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston around the world have observed a vigil to mark 100 days since he was kidnapped.

BBC staff, including Director General Mark Thompson (right) hold a vigil for Alan Johnston - 20/06/07

BBC offices went quiet at 1315 GMT - the time Alan Johnston was abducted on 12 March.

Television picture grab of the Johnston family and friends letting off 100 balloons - 20/06/07

At the same time, Alan Johnston's family and friends let off 100 balloons in their village in Scotland.

Poster of Alan Johnston put up outside Bush House in London - 20/06/07

A Palestinian group calling itself the Army of Islam says it is holding Mr Johnston.

BBC television news readers hold up posters of Alan Johnston - 20/06/07

Staff, including these television presenters for BBC News, held up posters of Alan Johnston during the silence.

Racing commentator Clare Balding holds up a poster of Alan Johnston - 20/06/07

Even those covering the Glastonbury music festival or racing at Ascot, such as commentator Clare Balding pictured here, took part in the vigil.

Vigil for Alan Johnston outside Bush House in London - 20/06/07

Weekly vigils have been held since Alan Johnston - the only Western journalist working in Gaza - was captured.

Image of Alan Johnston projected onto Battersea Power Station in London - 19/06/07

Posters of Mr Johnston have been placed on buildings and buses in London - and his image also projected onto Battersea power station.

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