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Sunday, 20 February, 2000, 00:14 GMT
In pictures: Anti-Haider protests

More than 150,000 people crammed Vienna's historic Heldenplatz on Saturday to demand the removal from government of Joerg Haider's far-right Freedom Party.


Heldenplatz in Vienna

Demonstrators converged on the Heldenplatz after holding dozens of different rallies throughout the capital.


Anti-fascist protesters in Vienna

Those present braved wet weather to attend.


Demonstrators in Vienna

The banner reads "I didn't vote for them".


Trade unionists march in Vienna

Trade unionists hold up letters reading the word "People" (Menschen).


Demonstrators in Vienna

Despite the weather, there was a festive atmosphere.


Austrian painter and Nazi death camp survivor Karl Stoiker

Austrian painter and Nazi death camp survivor Karl Stoiker addressed the crowd.


French philosopher  Bernard-Henri Levi

French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levi was among many protesters who came from across Europe.


French protest in Lyon

Some 9,000 took to the streets of Paris, in France's largest anti-Haider protest. Here, masked demonstrators attend a rally in central Lyon. The banner reads "Racism, no way".


Pro-Haider protest in Prague

About 120 Czech skinheads demonstrated in support of Mr Haider in Prague.

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