Pictures of Anti-War Protests from around the World
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Pictures of Anti-War Protests from around the World
Over 200,000 protesters marched in San Francisco on Sunday February 16.
New York City, 2/15/03.
Actor Danny Glover speaks to 500,000+ Anti-War Protestors in NYC,
Anti-War Protestor in New York City's Grand Central Station, 2/15/03.
1 million+ march in London, UK, 2/15/03
1.5 million+ protest in Rome, Italy, 2/15/03.
NYC Police Attack Anti-War Protestors. 311 Arrested, Many Hospitalized,
Feb. 14, 2003: At Least 150,000 Protest in Melbourne, Australia, Against
Possible War with Iraq (AP)
Students display a placard during a rally against a possible war in Iraq
at the Friedensplatz, or Peace Square, in the western German city of
Dortmund on Friday, Feb. 14, 2003. A hundred thousands are expected in
Berlin on Feb. 15 (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Children shout slogans during an anti-war march which ended at the
Foreign Office in Madrid, Spain Thursday Feb. 13, 2003. Sticker on
banner reads 'No to the imperialist Aggression in Iraq'. Tens of
thousands rallied in Madrid and Barcelona. (AP Photo/Paul White).
Anti-War Activists Block NYC Holland Tunnel, Form Human Chain During am
Rush Hour -- Feb. 11th action of the Shirts Off Coalition
750 nude women form a heart around the words 'No War' on a hillside near
the town of Byron bay, 700 kilometers (435 miles) north of Sydney,
Australia, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003. The women said they wanted to send
Prime Minister John Howard a message to recall Australian troops from
the middle east. (AP Photo/Icon Images)
About 30 naked women lay down in the snow in Central Park forming the
words 'No Bush' in an event described as a 'nude political action photo
shoot' in New York on February 7, 2003. The protestors are opposed to
U.S. President George Bush's policies and possible U.S. led war against
Iraq. REUTERS/Peter Morgan
A Filipino woman clenches her fist while shouting anti-government
slogans during a rally in Manila February 7, 2003. The protesters
demanded that the United States resolve its dispute with Iraq through
diplomacy instead of resorting to military action. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
Irish Army Called in to Defend US War Planes from Protestors.
Another 5 go airside in Ploughshares action at Shannon Airport.
IndyMedia Ireland, February 3, 2003.
SPANISH ACTIVISTS TARGET GAS STATIONS
A group of peace activists tied together surround a British Petroleum
(BP) petrol station in Barcelona, Spain to protest against the possible
war and invasion of Iraq by the United States and Britain, February 4,
2003. 100 cities in the US participated in the action. REUTERS/Miquel
Greenpeace members inflate a balloon emblazoned with a peace message
outside Australia's Parliament House in Canberra February 4, 2003.
Hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered in Canberra as Prime Minister
John Howard began an emotional debate over the government's staunch
support for the tough U.S. stance on Iraq. With a fresh opinion poll
showing overwhelming opposition to Australian participation in a
U.S.-led war on Iraq, Howard canceled regular debate as parliament
returned from summer recess to explain his backing for Washington.
(Graham Tidy, Canberra Times/Reuters)
Fifteen members of the American organization Women for Peace demonstrate
in Baghdad against the war in Iraq, February 3, 2003 (Marwan Noamani,
Greenpeace Activists in the Rainbow Warrior Block British Military Port
in Iraq Protest, January 27, 2003
Dozens of people block Fifth Avenue at Craig with a "Die-In," a human
representation of the potential casualties in a U.S.-Iraq war. The
Regional Convergence Against the War drew several thousand people to
Oakland [PITTSBURGH] in sub-freezing weather to protest against a
possible U.S.-Iraq conflict -- the largest anti-war crowd in Pittsburgh
since the Vietnam War. (Steve Mellon/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Ed Bortz, of Fineview, questions the influence of big oil on politics
while protesting the potential war against Iraq during the Parade for
Peace on the South Side of Pittsburgh yesterday (January 25, 2003). More
than a thousand anti-war protestors marched yesterday. (Photo Martha
A U.S. Park Police Officer secures a fence from Anti-war protesters in
Lafayette Park near the White House in Washington, January 19, 2003, as
part of a march against the U.S. going to war with Iraq. Sixteen
protesters were arrested for breaking through police lines.
Anti-war protesters climb over a fence in Lafayette Park near the White
House in Washington, January 19, 2003, as part of a march against the
U.S. going to war with Iraq. Sixteen protesters were arrested for
breaking through police lines. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Demonstrators lie on the ground as police officers search and arrest
them during an antiwar protest, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, in Washington.
Several hundred demonstrators, mostly college students, rallied near the
Justice Department (news - web sites) on Sunday to protest the possible
war with Iraq and 'racist witch hunts' by U.S. authorities following the
terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
A Muslim Turkish woman joins some 2,000 Turks protesting a possible U.S.
military operation against neighboring Iraq, in Ankara on Sunday, Jan.
19, 2003, hours before Gen. Richard Myers, Chairman of the U. S. Joint
Chief of Staff, arrives for a meeting Monday with the head of Turkey's
army, Gen. Hilmi Ozkok. The polls show that 80 percent of Turks are
against a war in Iraq. The banner reads: 'No to war for freedom.'.(AP
A woman carries a poster with a 'Bush wanted' slogan in an anti-war
demonstration in central Brussels, January 19, 2003. Thousands of people
around the world took part this week-end in protests to try to prevent a
possible U.S conflict against Iraq. REUTERS/Yves Herman
Irish anti-war protesters occupy the roof of a building during an
anti-war rally at Shannon Airport in southwest Ireland, January 18,
2003. Protesters opposed to a possibe war in Iraq took part in a
demonstration at the airport today against the use of the civilian
airport by U.S. military. REUTERS/Paul McErlane
Egyptian riot police and anti-war demonstrators face off Saturday, Jan.
18, 2003, in Cairo, Egypt. Protesters held banners reading, at top,
'Iraq .. Another war for oil and American supremacy,' and beneath it,
one calling for the lifting of unjust U.N. sanctions against Iraq. The
anti-war demonstration was one of many being held around the world
Saturday. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
Pakistani peace activists hold a rally in Karachi, January 18, 2003. The
anti-war committee, a group of various NGO's, organized the rally to
protest against possible U.S. action against Iraq. REUTERS/Zahid Hussein
Tens of thousands of demonstrators filled San Francisco's Civic Center
Park Saturday, January 18, 2003 Chronicle photo by Michael Macor
Anti-war protester Bruce Baugher, of Waterloo, Iowa, listens to speakers
during the anti-war protest rally on the National Mall in Washington,
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2003. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Over 200 people from Colorado marched in Washington DC on January 18,
2003, under this banner from activists in Telluride, Colorado.
An estimated crowd of 500,000 marched in Washington DC on January 18,
2003 (ANSWER photo).
Crowds estimated at 80,000 fill the civic center of San Francisco,
California on in an anti-war protest, January 18, 2003. Thousands
marched on Washington and San Francisco and at smaller protests in
Chicago and Tampa, Florida, in what organizers said was the largest
showing of U.S. anti-war sentiment since President George W. Bush
started making his case for attacking Iraq last year. REUTERS/Susan
Dutch civil inspectors search for nuclear weapons at US Base, January
Anti-war protesters march past the U.S. Capitol during the start of an
anti-war protest that will culminate by a march to the Washington Naval
Yard, Saturday Jan. 18, 2003 in Washington. Protesters rallied by the
thousands in the bitter cold of Washington on Saturday and in capitals
worldwide in a passionate show of dissent against war with Iraq. (AP
Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Human Peace Sign from Antarctica, January 19, 2003.
Today people from McMurdo Station in Antarctica joined with the millions
of others around the world in calling for peace not war. With the
Antarctic Mt Range in the background we laid on the ice in a symbolic
call for peace. Seven continents united.
Left to right, Native American Floyd Red Crow Westerman, famed protest
singer Joan Baez, actor Martin Sheen and Reverend Cecil Williams of the
Glide Church join the anti-war protest in San Franciso on January 18,
2003. Hundreds of thousands of Americans opposed to waging war in Iraq
rallied on Saturday in several cities demanding the White House back
down and give U.N. weapons inspectors a chance. REUTERS/David Paul
Anti-war protest in Scotland, as a British Army ship leaves to the Gulf
sea (Reuters, Jan.13, 2003).
A protestor dressed in camouflage holds a sign reading 'Human Blood
$1.09 per gallon' as he joins others during a march against a possible
war with Iraq Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, in Los Angeles. (Photo/Damian
Hundreds Are Detained After Visits to INS: Thousands protest arrests of
Mideast boys and men who complied with order to register. Kami Fallan
wears handcuffs during a demonstration that drew an estimated 3,000 to
the Federal Building in Westwood. December 19, 2002.
Cardboard coffins with children's pictures are displayed during an
anti-war demonstration in front of the Federal Building in Oakland,
California on December 10, 2002. Anti-Iraq attack demonstrators rallied
across the U.S. with protests ranging from a letter from Hollywood
celebrities to a pot-banging march to the White House. The protests were
some of the most widespread demonstrations against the ongoing U.S.
military buildup around Iraq, with organizers holding events in about
120 towns and cities Photo by Susan Ragan/Reuters
Several hundred college and high-school students walked out of classes
and met at Seattle Central Community College, then marched downtown to
demonstrate against a possible war with Iraq, December 6, 2002. ROD
MAR / THE SEATTLE TIMES
UK Peace Campaigners Stage 'Non-violent Die-in' Against Iraq War,
December 2, 2002
Some of the activists wore bandages and bloody clothes to depict the
consequences a war would have on Iraqi civilians.
Peace marchers walk through downtown Sydney on November 30. About 15,000
demonstrators marched through Australia's largest city to protest
possible pre-emptive military strikes against Iraq. REUTERS/Jason Reed
Tens of thousands of flag-waving, whistle-blowing protesters march
through the streets of Florence, November 9, 2002 to denounce a possible
U.S.-led war against Iraq. More than half a million anti-war protesters
from across Europe marched through this Italian Renaissance city in a
loud and colorful demonstration denouncing any possible U.S. attack on
Iraq. (Andrea Comas/Reuters)
An anti-globalization activist holds a banner reading 'Bush, Blair,
Berlusconi, murderers, stop this war' as she takes part in a massive
demonstration during the first European Social Forum, in Florence
November 9, 2002. Angered by U.N. moves against Iraq and fired with
anti-Americanism, some 150,000 protesters marched through Florence on
Saturday in what organizers called the first Europe-wide anti-war rally.
Anti-globalization activists shout slogans as they take part in a
massive demonstration during the first European Social Forum in
Florence, November 9, 2002. Tens of thousands of flag-waving,
whistle-blowing protesters march through the streets of Florence to
denounce a possible U.S.-led war against Iraq. Fired with
anti-Americanism and angered by a tough new United Nations resolution on
Iraq, well over 400,000 people from across Europe joined the
demonstration, holding aloft a sea of rainbow-colored, multi-lingual
banners. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
Pakistan: Pakistanis are protesting against possible U.S. attacks on
Iraq in Multan, Pakistan on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2002. They chanted
anti-US slogans and asked United Nations to intervene.
Filipino Muslims pray outside the U.S. embassy in Manila, November 6,
2002 during a protest rally to denounce a possible U.S. strike on Iraq.
The protest marks the start of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in
the mainly Roman Catholic Philippines, the scene of recent bomb attacks
blamed on Islamic radicals, which killed 14 people. REUTERS/Erik de
Demonstrators carrying banners and posters march through central Madrid
in protest against a possible war against Iraq, October 27, 2002.
Thousands of anti-war protesters marched peacefully to express
opposition to a possible U.S.-led attack on Iraq, a day after massive
peace rallies in Washington, San Francisco, Berlin, and Amsterdam.
Posters read ' Peace, Aznar, servile. Go to your war' and 'Oil war.
Blood for oil.' REUTERS/Andrea Comas
Anti-war protester Sana Malik stands with a sign during a demonstration
in Washington D.C. against a possible U.S. attack on Iraq, October 26,
2002. Protesters hope as many as 100,000 people will converge on the
U.S. capital for the anti-war message. (Eliana Aponte/Reuters)
October 26, 2002, 5000 people demonstrate in Zaragoza, Spain.