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In pictures: Anti-war protests
Anti-war protest in Turkey
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In Turkey and other countries around the world, anti-war rallies continue to attract thousands of protesters.
Anti-war rally in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a
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About 100,000 people in Yemen denounced what they called the Anglo-American aggression on Iraq.
Anti-US protest in Karachi, Pakistan
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In Pakistan, demonstrators burned effigies of President Bush and chanted anti-US slogans.
Anti-war demonstrations in the Bahraini capital, Manama
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About 10,000 Bahrainis, led by Muslim clerics, marched through the capital, Manama, chanting "Down! Down! USA!"
A rally at a central stadium in the northern Egyptian city of Zagazig
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A rally in Egypt dispersed peacefully, after the authorities warned of a possible crackdown.
Actors from the Barcelona Theatre in Barcelona protest against the war in Iraq
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In the Spanish city of Barcelona, actors created a domino effect in a human chain to symbolise the death of Iraqi people.
An anti-war protester with her mouth taped sits in the middle on New York's 5th Avenue
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In the US, police arrested about 150 people who staged a "die-in" protest on New York's 5th Avenue,
Nobel Peace Prize winner Jodi Williams receives a kiss on the cheek by fellow Nobel laureate Mairead Corrigan Maguire  in Washington
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On Wednesday, Nobel Peace Prize winner Jodi Williams was arrested for refusing to leave a rally near the White House.
School students try to escape clouds of teargas outside the US embassy in Bogota
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A rally of at least 1,500 Colombians, including schoolchildren, ended with police firing teargas and rubber bullets.


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