IN PHOTOS: Hong Kong protests around the world

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The streets of Hong Kong were flooded by a sea of pro-democracy demonstrators on Sunday.The latest march was a rare occurrence of a peaceful assembly that on previous weekends had been dominated by violence.Estimates of up to 1.7 million participants in the demonstration were given by organizers, whereas police estimates told of a number much lower.Story continues below

READ MORE: Hundreds of thousands gather in Hong Kong park for pro-democracy rallySunday’s protest was previously echoed by pro-democracy demonstrations from across the world, in cities ranging from Tokyo to Paris. Here are some photos this weekend’s protests and demonstrations, starting in Canada:TorontoHundreds of pro-democracy protesters showed up at Old City Hall on Saturday. They were confronted by an almost equal number of pro-China demonstrators, which saw heated verbal exchanges between the two groups.albert_photos1Hundreds gathered outside of Old City Hall on Saturday for a pro-democracy rally for Hong Kong.Albert Delitala / Global NewsAlbert’s HK protest PictureHundreds gathered outside of Old City Hall on Saturday for a pro-democracy rally for Hong Kong.Albert Delitala / Global NewsAlbert’s HK Toronto picture 3Hundreds gathered outside of Old City Hall on Saturday for a pro-democracy rally for Hong Kong.Albert Delitala / Global NewsAlbert’s Hong Kong Picture 2Hundreds gathered outside of Old City Hall on Saturday for a pro-democracy rally for Hong Kong.Albert Delitala / Global NewsWATCH: Protesters face off at rally for Hong Kong in Toronto

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