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In pictures: Greek children mark day against racism in Athens

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Children form a human chain around the Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill during a symbolic protest against racism in Athens March 21, 2014. Hundreds of children forming a human chain gathered atop the Acropolis hill on Friday to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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Children raise their hands in front of the Erechtheion temple (R) and the Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill during a symbolic protest against racism in Athens March 21, 2014.

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School children hold hands as they make a human chain around the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill of Athens, on Friday, March 21, 2014. About 2000 children took part in an event organized by the Greek Justice Ministry to mark the international day against racism.

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Children and a school teacher raise their hands in front of the Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill during a symbolic protest against racism in Athens March 21, 2014.

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Children raise their hands in front of a column of the Erechtheion temple at the Acropolis hill during a symbolic protest against racism in Athens March 21, 2014.

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Children hold placards in front of the porch of the Caryatids of the Erectheion temple at the Acropolis hill during a symbolic protest against racism in Athens March 21, 2014.

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School children hold posters that read in Greek, "No to racism" and "Down with fascism " as they make a human chain around the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill of Athens, on Friday, March 21, 2014. About 2000 children took part in the event organized by the Greek Justice Ministry to mark the international day against racism.

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School children hold hands as they make a human chain around the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill of Athens, on Friday, March 21, 2014.

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School children hold hands as they make a human chain around the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis hill of Athens, on Friday, March 21, 2014.

Petros Giannakouris/AP

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