[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Saturday, 18 March 2006, 17:15 GMT
In pictures: Global anti-war protests

Protest in Lahore, Pakistan

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in cities around the world to protest against the war in Iraq, on the third anniversary of the US-led invasion.

Protester in Athens, Greece

Across time zones and cultures, their anti-war sentiments and their opposition to the US-led action in Iraq was the same.

Protester dressed as native American in Istanbul, Turkey

In Istanbul, Turkey, one protester dressed as a native American as he joined the crowd...

George W Bush impersonator in Sydney

...while a George W Bush lookalike raised his hat to onlookers in Sydney, Australia.

Trafalgar Square crowds

In London, crowds filled Trafalgar Square to demonstrate their opposition to the war.

Anti-war posters at London demonstration

A sea of posters in the crowd denounced the war and labelled President Bush a terrorist.

Woman protester in Washington, US

Some protesters used colour and costume to make their point...

US flag is burned in Multan, Pakistan

... while others burned the US flag as they denounced the war.

Anti-war protester in London

But the message across the globe was the same - to end the war in Iraq.


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific