Protests Worldwide as Trump Takes Office

Protests broke out in countries around the world as Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017.

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A protester holds a U.S. flag upside-down during an anti-Donald Trump rally, on the day of his inauguration as U.S. President, in front of Brandenburg Gate on Jan. 20, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
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Anti-riot policemen block activists as they arrive for a rally in front of the U.S. embassy in Manila, Philippines, on Jan. 20, 2017, ahead of Trump's presidential inauguration.
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People protest against Donald Trump at the Embassy of the United States in Warsaw, Poland, on Jan. 20, 2017. Trump has become the 45th President of the United States following an inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C.
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A woman protests against the new U.S. President Donald Trump, in Mexico City during his inauguration day on Jan. 20, 2017.
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Demonstrators protest in Amsterdam in front of the U.S. Consulate on Jan. 20, 2017 after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.
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Protesters standing in front of the Brandenburg Gate take part in a gathering to voice their opposition to new U.S. President Donald Trump on the day of his inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Trump is for the most part unpopular in Germany and in a recent interview threatened German automakers with import tariffs, setting the stage for a possible trade conflict.
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A police flash-bang grenade explodes as they clash with protesters after the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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A demonstration against new U.S. President Donald Trump takes place in Oxford Circus, London.
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Activists protest against newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump in Lima, Peru, on Jan. 20, 2017.
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U.S. citizens living in Portugal stage an 'American Vigil for Democracy' in Lisbon to 'defend democratic values and to honor outgoing President Barack Obama' on Jan. 20, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. The gathering started at the same time Donald Trump took the oath of office in Washington, D.C. A statement released by the organizers said the vigil was also to 'call attention to the need for vigilance in the political future of the United States and its adherence to democratic principles during the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.'
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Trump supporters, along with members of 'Bikers Against Radical Islam', are pushed against a construction fence as they meet up with anti-Trump protesters in Denver, Jan. 20, 2017.
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Campaigners in Edinburgh protest against new U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 20, 2017.
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Protesters set fires in protest against the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Jan. 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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A protester wearing a Donald Trump mask and others holding placards are pictured during a demonstration against U.S. President Donald J. Trump outside the United States Embassy in London on Jan. 20, 2017 in London, England. Mr Trump has become the 45th President of the United States following an inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC today. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
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Demonstrators hold placards in Madrid on Jan. 20, 2017 during a protest against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as his presidential inauguration kicks off in Washington.
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A young boy holds a placard in protest in Bristol, London, against U.S. President Trump on Jan. 20, 2017.
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Women hold candles and a banner during 'Lights for Rights', the Brussels Women's march, in Brussels on January 20, 2017, at the same time as the inauguration of the US president-elect. The event is organized by a grassroots coalition of women against the rise of the far-right agenda.
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Panamanians protest the inauguration of new U.S. President Donald Trump in Panama City, Florida, on Jan. 20, 2017.
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