Protest against North Korea

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Dozens of South Korean activists hold anti-North Korea placards and chant slogans during an anti-Pyongyang rally in Seoul, marking the 101st birthday of the North's founder and late president Kim Il-Sung amid expectations that Pyongyang could fire missiles. Meanwhile South Korea voiced regret on April 15 at North Korea's dismissal of its offer for dialogue, as the South's armed forces remained on heightened alert for an expected missile test by Pyongyang. (AFP)

Dozens of South Korean activists hold anti-North Korea placards and chant slogans during an anti-Pyongyang rally in Seoul, marking the 101st birthday of the North's founder and late president Kim Il-Sung amid expectations that Pyongyang could fire missiles. Meanwhile South Korea voiced regret on April 15 at North Korea's dismissal of its offer for dialogue, as the South's armed forces remained on heightened alert for an expected missile test by Pyongyang. (AFP)

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Anti-North Korean protesters from conservative, right-wing and pro-U.S. civic groups, burn an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a protest in central Seoul. The Korean characters read: "Kim Jong-un". (Reuters)

Anti-North Korean protesters from conservative, right-wing and pro-U.S. civic groups, burn an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a protest in central Seoul. The Korean characters read: "Kim Jong-un". (Reuters)

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South Korean protesters lift up a mock North Korean missile during an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of North Korea's late leader Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)

South Korean protesters lift up a mock North Korean missile during an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of North Korea's late leader Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)

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Anti-North Korean protesters from conservative, right-wing and pro-U.S. civic groups, burn effigies of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, current leader Kim Jong-un and the North's founder Kim Il-sung during a protest in central Seoul. North Korea celebrated the 101st anniversary of its founder's birth with flowers on Monday, although there was no sign of tension easing as South Korea warned that the North's survival could be in question without change and development. (Reuters)

Anti-North Korean protesters from conservative, right-wing and pro-U.S. civic groups, burn effigies of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, current leader Kim Jong-un and the North's founder Kim Il-sung during a protest in central Seoul. North Korea celebrated the 101st anniversary of its founder's birth with flowers on Monday, although there was no sign of tension easing as South Korea warned that the North's survival could be in question without change and development. (Reuters)

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South Korean protesters burn effigies of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, and late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. The sign at center showing images of the Kim family reads "Throw Them Out." (AP)

South Korean protesters burn effigies of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, and late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. The sign at center showing images of the Kim family reads "Throw Them Out." (AP)

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Anti-North Korean protesters from conservative, right-wing and pro-U.S. civic groups, chant slogans during a protest in central Seoul. North Korea celebrated the 101st anniversary of its founder's birth with flowers on Monday, although there was no sign of tension easing as South Korea warned that the North's survival could be in question without change and development. (Reuters)

Anti-North Korean protesters from conservative, right-wing and pro-U.S. civic groups, chant slogans during a protest in central Seoul. North Korea celebrated the 101st anniversary of its founder's birth with flowers on Monday, although there was no sign of tension easing as South Korea warned that the North's survival could be in question without change and development. (Reuters)

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South Korean protesters deface a North Korean flag at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of late leader Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. The sign on the flag reads " Kim Jong Un Out." (AP)

South Korean protesters deface a North Korean flag at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of late leader Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. The sign on the flag reads " Kim Jong Un Out." (AP)

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South Korean protesters display effigies of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's defense minister, Kim Kwan-jin, told a parliamentary committee in Seoul on Monday that North Korea remains ready to launch a missile from its east coast, though he declined to disclose how he got the information. (AP)

South Korean protesters display effigies of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's defense minister, Kim Kwan-jin, told a parliamentary committee in Seoul on Monday that North Korea remains ready to launch a missile from its east coast, though he declined to disclose how he got the information. (AP)

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Dozens of South Korean activists burn effigies with the portraits of North Korea's late president Kim Il-Sung and his grandson and current leader Kim Jong-Un as they shout "Let's overthrow (Kim Jong-Un)!" during an anti-Pyongyang rally in Seoul, to mark the late leader's 101st birthday. Meanwhile South Korea voiced regret on April 15 at North Korea's dismissal of its offer for dialogue, as the South's armed forces remained on heightened alert for an expected missile test by Pyongyang. (AFP)

Dozens of South Korean activists burn effigies with the portraits of North Korea's late president Kim Il-Sung and his grandson and current leader Kim Jong-Un as they shout "Let's overthrow (Kim Jong-Un)!" during an anti-Pyongyang rally in Seoul, to mark the late leader's 101st birthday. Meanwhile South Korea voiced regret on April 15 at North Korea's dismissal of its offer for dialogue, as the South's armed forces remained on heightened alert for an expected missile test by Pyongyang. (AFP)

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A police officer tries to extinguish a fire as South Korean protesters burn effigies of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, and late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's defense minister, Kim Kwan-jin, told a parliamentary committee in Seoul on Monday that North Korea remains ready to launch a missile from its east coast, though he declined to disclose how he got the information. (AP)

A police officer tries to extinguish a fire as South Korean protesters burn effigies of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, and late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's defense minister, Kim Kwan-jin, told a parliamentary committee in Seoul on Monday that North Korea remains ready to launch a missile from its east coast, though he declined to disclose how he got the information. (AP)

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