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Photos: Anti-U.S. demonstrations worldwide

Updated 11:32 AM ET, Tue September 25, 2012
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Pakistani demonstrators beat an effigy of Florida pastor Terry Jones during a protest against an anti-Islam film in Lahore on Monday, September 24. More than 50 people have died around the world in violence linked to protests against the low-budget movie, which mocks Islam and the Prophet Mohammed, since the first demonstrations erupted on September 11. See more of CNN's best photography. Getty Images
Philippine Muslims gather coins they collected from the provinces to be used to pay for filing a petition before the Philippine Supreme Court in Manila on Monday asking for local authorities to ban the controversial "Innocence of Muslims" film from being posted on the Internet. Hundreds of Muslim protesters in the Philippines called for a ban on the film before the U.S. Embassy. AFP/Getty Images
A woman speaks on a megaphone prior to filing a petiion before the Philippine Supreme Court in Manila on Monday. AFP/Getty Images
On Monday Pakistani Muslim demonstrators shout anti-US slogans during a protest in Quetta. AFP/Getty Images
Sri Lankan Muslims shout slogans against U.S President Barack Obama at a protest in Colombo on Monday. Reuters/Landov
Muslim students protest in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Monday. EPA/Landov
Muslim protesters pray in Omonia Square in central Athens, Greece, during a demonstration on Sunday. Clashes broke out as Muslims staged a demonstration in the square, to be followed by a march to the U.S. Embassy, in protest of the film. AFP/Getty Images
Protesters smashed the windows of a store during a demonstration in central Athens. AFP/Getty Images
Riot police clash with demonstrators in Athens, Greece, on Sunday, September 23. Landov
A Muslim protester throws a shoe at police during a rally in central Athens on Sunday. Reuters/Landov
Riot police try to disperse Muslim protesters in Athens on Sunday. Reuters/Landov
A Kashmiri Muslim student participates in a protest march organized by a Muslim school on Saturday, September 22, against an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world. epa/landov
A family in Kashmir watches as students protest on Saturday. epa/landov
A worker inspects his damaged shop following violent protests in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Saturday. epa/landov
Pakistani Muslim demonstrators clash with police Friday during a protest near the U.S. consulate in Islamabad. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani Muslim demonstrators topple a freight container that was placed by police to block a street during a protest on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
A demonstrator kicks a tear gas shell in Karachi, Pakistan, on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani policemen help an injured comrade Friday in Karachi. AFP/Getty Images
Protesters gather to demonstrate against a French magazine that published nude cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed outside the French Embassy in London on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani police detain a demonstrator in Lahore on Friday during a protest against the film "Innocence of Muslims." AFP/Getty Images
A Pakistani demonstrator throws a tear gas shell toward riot police during a protest against an anti-Islam film in Islamabad on Friday, September 21. Angry demonstrators set fire to two movie theaters in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar as many braced for intensified protests Friday, officials said. AFP/Getty Images
Malaysian Muslim demonstrators march toward the U.S. Embassy after a Friday mass prayer in Kuala Lumpur. AFP/Getty Images
Protesters take part in a march in Benghazi, Libya, on Friday. The march was in support of democracy and against the Islamist militias that Washington blames for an attack on the U.S. consulate last week that killed four Americans including the ambassador. Reuters/Landov
A Pakistani police officer fires an automatic weapon toward demonstrators during a protest Friday in Islamabad. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani riot police chase demonstrators Friday in Islamabad. AFP/Getty Images
A Kashmiri activist shouts anti-U.S. slogans during a protest Friday in Srinagar, India. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani protesters walk near a burning police bunker as demonstrators attempt to reach the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on Thursday, September 20. AFP/Getty Images
A Pakistani protester throws a tear gas shell back toward police on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani demonstrators carry an injured person on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani riot policemen hold back lawyers shouting anti-U.S. slogans as they attempt to reach the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on Wednesday, September 19. More than 30 people have been killed around the world during more than a week of attacks and violent protests linked to a controversial film seen as insulting to the Prophet Mohammed. AFP/Getty Images
A Pakistani lawyer wraps a U.S. flag onto his shoe in Islamabad on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images
Police try to stop Pakistani lawyers crawling under a barrier as they try to reach the U.S. Embassy in the diplomatic enclave during a protest against an anti-Islam movie in Islamabad on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani Muslims shout anti-U.S. slogans during a protest against an anti-Islam movie in Karachi on Wednesday. The Pakistan government has declared Friday a national holiday in honor of the Prophet Mohammed and called for peaceful protests against the film. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani police stand guard on a blocked street in front of the U.S. Consulate during a protest in Lahore on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani activists of the hard line Sunni party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) offer prayers near the U.S. Consulate on Wednesday in Lahore. AFP/Getty Images
Lebanese army soldiers secure the area around the French ambassador's residence in Beirut on Wednesday. France has ordered special security measures around its embassies and schools because of fears of a hostile reaction to a magazine's publication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, the foreign ministry said. AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of Hezbollah hold a picture depicting Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and chant the slogan "God is Great" during a mass rally in Tyre, Lebanon, on Wednesday. Thousands of Lebanon's Hezbollah followers protested against the United States and France for a film and cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed. EPA/Landov
Members of Justice and Prosperous Party attend a protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images
An Indian Muslim student hits a burning effigy of U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest in Kolkata on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images
Masked Palestinians are seen during clashes with Israeli security forces in Shuafat refugee camp, Jerusalem, on Tuesday, September 18. Xinhua/Landov
Indian Muslims burn an American flag with a picture of U.S. President Barack Obama as they protest against a U.S.-made anti-Islam film on Tuesday, September 18, near the U.S. Consulate in Chennai. About 5,000 people have gathered in front of the building. Google India has already blocked access to the film, which the government has condemned as "offensive." AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani Sunni Muslims march during a protest against the anti-Islam movie in Peshawar on Tuesday. Police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of more than 2,000 protesters trying to reach the U.S. Consulate in northwest Pakistan. AFP/Getty Images
Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli security forces during clashes that erupted after a demonstration against an amateur anti-Islam film in Shuafat refugee camp, Jerusalem, on Tuesday. Hundreds of Palestinians protesting against the movie clashed with Israeli border police in East Jerusalem, hurling stones and firebombs at a checkpoint, the military and reporters said. AFP/Getty Images
Israeli border policemen fire tear gas toward Palestinian protesters on Tuesday. AFP/Getty Images
Kashmiri Muslim demonstrators shout anti-U.S. and Israeli slogans before a clash with Indian police during a protest and one-day strike called by several religious and political organizations in Srinagar on Tuesday. AFP/Getty Images
Firefighters attempt to extinguish the flames in an Indian police vehicle as protesters clash with police during a protest and in Srinagar, Kashmir, on Tuesday. AFP/Getty Images
A Kashmiri Muslim boy jumps over a burning tire set up as a roadblock during Tuesday's demonstration Srinagar. EPA/Landov
Kashmiri Muslims throw stones at Indian police during a protest on Tuesday in Srinagar. EPA/Landov
Muslim women shout Islamic slogans in Srinagar on Tuesday. AFP/Getty Images
Thai Muslims shout slogans during a protest in Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday. EPA/Landov
Supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah group march during a rally in southern Beirut to denounce the film mocking Islam on Monday, September 17. Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah, who made a rare public appearance at the rally, has called for a week of protests across the country over the film, describing it as the "worst attack ever on Islam." AFP/Getty Images
Sunni Muslims burn a U.S. flag during a protest in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday. Protests entered their second week, with demonstrators taking to the streets in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Indonesia and Lebanon. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani Shiite Muslims shout anti-American slogans Monday in Lahore. AFP/Getty Images
Afghan riot police are reflected through a window during an anti-U.S. protest Monday in Kabul, Afghanistan. Protesters attacked police along a road leading to the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. AFP/Getty Images
Afghan police leave Jalalabad Road following an anti-U.S. protest Monday in Kabul. AFP/Getty Images
Barricades of tires burn Monday in Kabul. AFP/Getty Images
Indonesian anti-riot police arrest a protester Monday outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta. Monday's demonstrations come nearly a week after protests erupted in Egypt and Libya, spreading to more than 20 nations. AFP/Getty Images
An Indonesian protester runs through smoke Monday outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani lawyers shout anti-American slogans as they march Monday in Lahore. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani activists shout slogans in Islamabad on Sunday, September 16. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani protestors hold banners and shout anti-U.S. slogans in Karachi on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani paramilitary soldiers stand near a burning police van during an anti-U.S. protest organized by Pakistani Shiite Muslims in Karachi on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of Pakistan's outlawed Islamic hard-line group Jamaat ud Dawa shout anti-U.S. slogans during a rally against an anti-Islam movie in Lahore, Pakistan, on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
A protester climbs on a gate of the U.S. Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani protesters march toward the U.S. Consulate in Karachi on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
Protesters attack a police van outside the U.S. Consulate in Karachi on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani police fire tear gas shells toward the protesters in Karachi on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
An Afghan youth shouts slogans during an anti-U.S. protest in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, head of Pakistan's outlawed Islamic hard-line group Jamaat ud Dawa, addresses supporters in Lahore on Sunday. AFP/Getty Images
A protester hits a policeman with a pole in Sydney's central business district on Saturday, September 15. Anger over an anti-Islam video, "The Innocence of Muslims," spread to Australia on Saturday, and protesters took to the streets of the country's capital. Reuters/Landov
A man assists a young protester after capsicum spray was used by police near the U.S. Consulate General in central Sydney on Saturday. AFP/Getty Images
A policeman, injured by protesters, is assisted by colleagues in central Sydney on Saturday. Reuters/Landov
A Tunisian firefighter works inside a destroyed school building in the grounds of the American school in Tunis, Tunisia, on Saturday. Four people were killed and almost 50 injured in an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Tunis the day before by protesters angry over an anti-Islam film, the health ministry said. AFP/Getty Images
A burned bus sits in the grounds of the American school in Tunis on Saturday. AFP/Getty Images
A woman collects books from a classroom in the American school in Tunis on Saturday. AFP/Getty Images
Muslim protesters holding shoes and brooms shout anti-U.S. slogans on Saturday during a protest against the film they consider blasphemous to Islam near the U.S. Consulate-General in Chennai, India. Reuters/Landov
Supporters of Islamic political party Jamaat-e-Islami shout slogans during a protest on Saturday in Khyber Agency, Pakistan. The Pakistani parliament passed a resolution on Thursday condemning "The Innocence of Muslims" and urged the U.S. to take appropriate action. EPA/Landov
Supporters of Islamic political party Jamaat-e-Islami shout slogans during a protest in Khyber Agency on Saturday. EPA/Landov
Pakistani Muslims burn a U.S. flag during a protest rally in Islamabad on Saturday. The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday issued a call to young Muslims worldwide and within the country to rise up against an anti-Islam movie. AFP/Getty Images
Mourners shout slogans during the funeral of a protester who was killed two days ago during clashes with security forces at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on Saturday . According to media reports, at least four people were killed when hundreds of Yemeni protesters stormed the embassy on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images
Smoke billows from the burning German Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, as a policeman stands next to a man preparing to extinguish the fire caused by protesters the anti-Islam film. Around 5,000 protesters in the Sudanese capital stormed the embassies of Britain and Germany, which were torched and badly damaged. AFP/Getty Images
A Sudanese protester, right, takes off his clothes to show policemen that he is unarmed during a protest in Khartoum on Friday. Two protesters were killed as security forces used tear gas against thousands of demonstrators trying to approach the U.S. mission after storming the British and German embassies. AFP/Getty Images
A Jordanian protester holds an Islamic book near the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, on Friday. Hundreds of members of Jordanian Salafi Movement gathered after Friday noon prayers in protest of a controversial anti-Islam film. Xinhua/Landov
Police stand guard near protesters near the U.S. Consulate General in Sydney on Saturday, September 15. AFP/Getty Images
Protesters clash with police on a street in Sydney's central business district on Saturday. Reuters/Landov
Indian policemen walk past smashed windows of the U.S. Consulate building, caused by a mob of demonstrators protesting against an anti-Islam film, in Chennai, India, on Friday, September 14. AFP/Getty Images
Tunisian protesters try to storm the U.S. Embassy in Tunis on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
A Tunisian protester holds an Al-Qaeda affiliated flag amid the smoke coming from the tear gas fired by riot police outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunis on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Yemeni riot policemen stand guard at a crossroad leading to the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Yemeni protesters burn a U.S. flag on a street leading to the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa on Friday, September 14. AFP/Getty Images
Yemeni protesters shout during a demonstration near the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Yemeni protesters run for cover from tear gas fired by riot police in Sanaa on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Jordanian protesters burn a U.S. flag near the U.S. Embassy in Amman on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Jordanian protesters shout in Amman on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Israeli police officers stand behind their shields during clashes with stone-throwing Palestinian protesters in a demonstration against an anti-Islam film in front of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Israeli police arrest a Palestinian protester on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Boys inspect fast food chains Hardee's and KFC after they were torched during a protest in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Bangladeshi Muslims attempt to break a police barricade during a protest in Dhaka on Friday. Reuters/Landov
Supporters of Jamat ud Dawa shout during a protest against an anti-Islam video in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Friday. EPA/Landov
A Muslim protester defaces a mural on a wall of the U.S. Consulate in the southern Indian city of Chennai on Friday. Reuters/Landov
Muslim protesters burn a U.S. flag outside the U.S. Consulate in the southern Indian city of Chennai on Friday. Reuters/Landov
Muslim protesters shout outside the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani soldiers hold back protesters attempting to reach the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
An Egyptian protester throws a tear gas canister toward riot police during clashes near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
A Sudanese demonstrator burns a German flag after torching the German Embassy in Khartoum on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Protesters throw stones toward riot police during clashes along a road leading to the U.S. Embassy near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday, September 14. Reuters/Landov
A riot police officer shouts a warning during clashes in Cairo on Friday. Reuters/Landov
Protesters chant during a march to the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday, September 13. One protester was killed in clashes when Yemeni security forces dispersed hundreds of demonstrators who gathered around and inside the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa. UPI/Landov
A protester shouts after sustaining injuries in a confrontation with riot police who fired tear gas outside the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa on Thursday. Reuters/Landov
Protesters carry flags that read "There is no God but Allah, Mohammed is Allah's messenger" and chant during a protest in Tripoli, Lebanon, on Thursday. Reuters/Landov
Palestinians protest the movie "Innocence of Muslims" in front of the Legislative Council in Gaza City on Thursday. Reuters/Landov
Iranian demonstrators chant anti-American slogans during a demonstration on Thursday in front of the Swiss Embassy, which serves as the U.S. interests section in Iran, in Tehran. UPI/Landov
An Iranian police officer shows a victory sign during Thursday's demonstration in Tehran. UPI/Landov
Supporters of Sunni Muslim Salafist leader Ahmad al-Assir burn Israeli and U.S. flags during a protest in Sidon, Lebanon, on Thursday. Reuters/Landov
Kuwaiti police stand guard as hundreds of demonstrators protest near the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait City on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
Arab-Israeli men wave green Islamic flags with the Muslim profession of belief: "There is no God but God and Mohammed is the prophet of God" during a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy on Thursday in Tel Aviv, Israel. AFP/Getty Images
Egyptian protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Thursday. UPI/Landov
Riot police take cover from stones thrown by protesters on Thursday. Reuters/Landov
Egyptian protesters help a man who inhaled tear gas during clashes at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
A burned-out pickup sits between Egyptian protesters and riot police in Cairo on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
Egyptian protesters take cover during clashes with riot police on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
An Egyptian protester wears a makeshift mask and helmet for protection while fighting riot police on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
Egyptian protesters run for cover from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
An Egyptian riot police officer fires tear gas toward protesters during clashes Thursday with police near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. AFP/Getty Images
Iraqi protesters burn Israeli and U.S. flags during a protest Thursday. The U.S. ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, and three others were killed during a protest outside the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday. AFP/Getty Images
Egyptian protesters clash with riot police Thursday near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. AFP/Getty Images
Iranians protest against a film mocking Islam near the Swiss Embassy in Tehran on Thursday. Up to 500 people chanted "Death to America!" and death to the director of the movie, which was made in the United States. The demonstration ended peacefully in two hours. AFP/Getty Images
An Egyptian protester throws a tear gas canister at riot police Thursday during clashes near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.
Police use tear gas on crowds protesting Thursday outside the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. AFP/Getty Images
The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames Tuesday, September 11. Reuters
A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the compound on Tuesday. AFP/Getty Images
A protester reacts as the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames Tuesday night. Reuters/Landov
Yemeni protesters gather around a fire Thursday during a demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in the capital of Sanaa. Yemeni forces fired warning shots to disperse the thousands of protesters approaching the main gate of the mission. AFP/Getty Images
Yemeni protesters try to break the security camera at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa on Thursday. AFP/Getty Images
Egyptians shout slogans during a protest in front of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. UPI/Landov
Egyptian protesters gather in front of the U.S. Embassy the morning after it was vandalized by protesters during a demonstration on Wednesday in Cairo. Getty Images
Protesters shout outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, on Wednesday, September 12. EPA/Landov
A group of protesters attend a demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunis on Wednesday. EPA/Landov
A demonstrator walks on a U.S. flag during a Wednesday's demonstration at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis. EPA/Landov
People inspect the damage at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Wednesday, the day after four people were killed. EPA/Landov
Egyptian demonstrators continue to stake out the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images
Police confront protesters praying in front of the U.S. Embassy in Casablanca, Morocco, during a rally against the anti-Islam film on Wednesday. Reuters/Landov
Moroccan women gather near the U.S. Embassy in Casablanca on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images
A Palestinian man holds a placard praising Islam's prophet Mohammed during a demonstration against the film on Wednesday in front of the United Nations headquarters in Gaza City. AFP/Getty Images
Palestinian men burn the American flag during Wednesday's demonstration in Gaza City. AFP/Getty Images
A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames inside the U.S. Consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya, late on Tuesday, September 11. AFP/Getty Images
The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is set on fire during a protest. Armed gunmen attacked the compound on Tuesday evening, clashing with Libyan security forces before the latter withdrew as they came under heavy fire. Reuters/Landov
Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt. Reuters/Landov
People stand around a drawing that says "Remember your black day 11 September" during the protest in Cairo. Reuters/Landov
People shout and light flares in front of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. Reuters
People shout in front of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. Reuters/Landov
Protesters pull down a U.S. flag. EPA/Landov
Thousands were angered by the controversial film. AFP/Getty Images
Demonstrators yell outside the U.S. Embassy. EPA/Landov
Egyptian riot police stand guard as protesters climb down from the wall. AFP/Getty Images
An Egyptian protester waves a black flag inscribed with the Muslim profession of faith -- "There is no God but God, and Mohammed is the prophet of God" -- as he stands above the door of the U.S. Embassy. AFP/Getty Images
Protesters gather along the U.S. Embassy wall. Photos: Attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya kills four or see more of CNN's best photography. EPA/LANDOV