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 Saturday, 18 January, 2003, 17:26 GMT
In pictures: Anti-war protests
Across the world thousands of people have taken to the streets to demonstrate their opposition to a war against Iraq. The global day of action attracted a wide range of participants, as these pictures show.

Women at peace rally in Tokyo, Japan
In Tokyo women displayed pictures of alleged victims of the 1991 Gulf War

Anti-war demonstration in Lahore, Pakistan
Protesters in Lahore condemned Pakistan's close ties with the US

Anti-war demonstration in Damascus
Tens of thousands of Syrians thronged the streets of Damascus

Anti-war demonstrators in central Beirut, Lebanon
A demonstrator in Beirut burns an image of President Bush

Anti-war rally in Paris
Protesters in Paris urged France to use its UN veto to oppose a war

Anti-war demonstration outside UK military HQ in Northwood, north London
An effigy of President Bush featured at a UK peace rally

Naked women in Baring Witness group protest in northern California
Naked protest: The California peace movement Baring Witness
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