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In pictures: Pro-Islam protests

Muslims praying during the rally at Trafalgar Square

The numbers attending were slightly less than expected at the rally, backed by London Mayor Ken Livingstone.

Muslim man standing in front of campaign banners

The event was held to put forward the views of moderate Muslims towards the cartoons.

Police officer observes rally in Trafalgar Square

Police were expecting a crowd of up to 10,000 to congregate at London's Trafalgar Square.

Campaigners stand at the foot of the steps at Trafalgar Square, where the rally took place

The Islamophobia rally was organised by a coalition of moderate Muslim groups in the UK.

Muslim woman at the Islamophobia rally

Participants wanted to mark their protest at the publication of the controversial cartoons caricaturing the Prophet Muhammad.

A Muslim attending the rally, carrying a banner expressing the views of many

The campaigners were due to be joined by public figures across the political spectrum.

Campaigners carrying banners and the Union Jack flag

The peaceful demonstration was intended to distance those participating from a minority of extremist Muslims.

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