AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

December 15, 2017

In this Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, file photo, activists of Socialist Unity Center of India-Marxist (SUCI-M) burn an effigy of U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

Protesters in New Delhi, Manila, Dhaka and Jakarta burned effigies of President Donald Trump during rallies in cities across the Asia-Pacific region against Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, police officers removed a pro-democracy protester outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong as they demonstrated against pro-government lawmakers’ bid to amend meeting rules that curb filibustering.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi waved from a sea-plane as it lands in the Sabarmati River upon his return from campaigning in Ahmadabad, India.

A visitor took a souvenir picture at the Christmas illumination display for the Seoul Christmas Festival, which is held from Dec. 9 to Jan. 2, in Seoul, South Korea.


This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Toru Takahashi in Tokyo.


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