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In pictures: Iraq protests

Members from NGOs protest against the Iraq war in Mumbai, India

Protests took place across the world on Saturday, marking two years since the start of the war in Iraq.

Pakistani activists from the Pakistan Social Forum, an NGO, hold a rally in Lahore, Pakistan

Pakistani protesters in Lahore carried banners saying: "US Out of Iraq", as they chant anti-US slogans.

Turkish leftists shout slogans and wave red flags during an anti-US demonstration in Istanbul

In Istanbul, in Turkey, an estimated 15,000 people turned out to protest against the war.

Riot police in Ankara stand in front of protesters

Tight security accompanied the demonstrations - some of which were held outside US embassies.

A protester dressed as George Bush walks in front of a carriage symbolising the casualties of the Iraq war during a peace protest in Copenhagen, Denmark

Caricatures of George Bush featured in most of the rallies - such as this one in Copenhagen, Denmark.

A Greek protester wears a mask symbolising US President George Bush, as he stands outside the US embassy in Athens, Greece

And this one at a protest in Athens, Greece.

War veteran Ray Hewitt (centre) and Stephen Benson (right) carry a coffin in protest at those killed in the Iraq War

In Britain, three former soldiers carried a coffin representing the dead in Iraq to London's Speakers' Corner.

Anti-war protesters in New York

New York activists also carried coffins to highlight their objections.




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