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Last Updated: Friday, 28 September 2007, 09:42 GMT 10:42 UK
In pictures: Global protests over Burma

Burma protester holds a national flag and a photo of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a rally outside the Burmese embassy in Tokyo 28/09/07

Burmese embassies across Asia have been targeted by protesters angered by events in the military-run country.

Burmese protesters pray outside the Burmese embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 28/09/07

Thousands gathered in the capitals of Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Australia among others on Friday.

A Burmese protester with a poster at a rally outside the Burmese embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 28/09/07

They are protesting over the Burmese military's bloody crackdown on recent anti-government protests, that left at least nine people dead on Thursday.

A demonstrator at a rally outside the Burmese embassy in Bangkok - 28/09/07

Many fear a repeat of 1988, when the regime brutally suppressed the last popular uprising, killing around 3,000 people.

Man has his head shaved in front of a poster of Than Shwe in the Philippines - 28/09/07

The crackdown on monks, who have led the protests, has outraged many. This Filipino man's head is shaved beside a poster of Burmese leader Than Shwe.

Indonesian foreign ministry workers tie red bands around their arms for a protest in Jakarta - 28/09/07

Workers at the foreign ministry in Indonesia tied red bands around each other's arms before holding a silent protest.

Man in Burmese embassy in Kuala Lumpur observes protest outside - 28/09/07

This protest in the centre of Kuala Lumpur was watched by a man from inside the Burmese embassy.

Demonstrators hold a photo of Aung San Suu Kyi in Taipei, Taiwan - 28/09/07

Many protesters carried pictures of Aung San Suu Kyi, who has become a symbol of resistance in Burma.

Filipino protesters hit poster of Than Shwe at a demonstration in Manila - 28/09/07

Posters of Than Shwe were attacked by protesters in the Philippines.






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