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Saturday, 31 August, 2002, 18:49 GMT 19:49 UK
In pictures: Summit protest march
Thousands of demonstrators have marched to the venue of the World Development Summit in Johannesburg, to publicise issues ranging from poverty and Aids to globalisation and war.

Alexandra township (r) and the summit convention centre in Sandton (photographs courtesy of AP)
The march began in the shanty township of Alexandra and ended at the summit venue

Police helicopter over the protesters
Police presence was high along the route

An anti-poverty protester(l) and an animal rights protester(r) ( photos courtesy of AFP)
Many of the estimated 10,000 marchers dressed up for the occasion

Protesters along the route
Along the route they sang and chanted: "People united will never be defeated"

Anti -US protesters ( photographs courtesy of AP and AFP)
Some protesters carried banners condemning the US

Pro-Palestinian demonstrator ( photograph courtesy of AP)
Supporters also came to rally for the rights of Palestinians

Members of South Africa's Landless People's Movement
Members of South Africa's Landless People's Movement were out in force, campaigning for jobs and land

Protesters(l) and Thabo Mbeki speaking at a pro-government rally(r) ( photos courtesy of AP)
Some of them criticised South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki, who was at another rally

Some of 1,000 Zulu workers carrying sticks and traditional weapons march through the city centre
Meanwhile, about 1,000 Zulu workers held a separate march in Johannesburg, saying their living conditions were "inhuman"

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"So far there are fewer marchers than expected"
The BBC's Elizabeth Blunt
"The first of the demonstrators arrived just a short time ago carrying a sea of red flags"

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