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Saturday, 15 February, 2003, 18:08 GMT
In pictures: Glasgow protests
Tens of thousands of people joined an anti-war march through the centre of Glasgow on Saturday.

The turnout for the protest exceeded the expectations of organisers, with estimates of the crowd size ranging from 30,000 to 80,000.

BBC News Online Scotland compiles some of the images from the city's largest protest in more than a decade.

Anti-war protest mural
The Glasgow march began on Saturday morning

Anne Connolly at Glasgow Green
The march was a live issue for many people

Marchers on route
Protesters made their way to the SECC in the bitter cold

Marchers from Edinburgh and Canada
Marchers came from as far afield as Canada

Church of Scotland Minister Tom Johnson
Churchmen joined people of all ages and backgrounds

Marchers with placards
The beat of the drums accompanied the march

Starting point of march
It took marchers some time to complete the route

Marchers listen to speeches
The speeches added to an electric atmosphere

Police outside SECC
A ring of luminous steel surrounded the conference

The SECC, where the prime minister was speaking
The SECC, where the prime minister was speaking


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