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In PHOTOS: World weeps for its darling Madiba

December 06, 2013 14:33 IST

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People across the globe joined South Africans to mourn the death of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela. Crowds paid tribute, dancing and singing throughout the night.

Rediff.com brings you some moving images of Mandela’s supporters from Johannesburg to New York.

A woman holds a sign at a gathering in memory of Nelson Mandela outside the South African High Commission across from Trafalgar Square in London.

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Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

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People light candles after an announcement of the death of Mandela.

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Photographs: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

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A man poses with a template for a newspaper poster headline announcing the death of Mandela and paying tribute to him at a printing press in the early hours of the morning in Cape Town.

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Photographs: Mark Wessels/Reuters

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People mourn the Mandela outside Cape Town City Hall, where Mandela made his first speech after his release from his 27-year incarceration.

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Photographs: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

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People release paper lanterns after lighting them outside Madiba, a restaurant named in honour of Mandela in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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Photographs: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

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A girl holds a South African national flag as people mourn the death Mandela outside Cape Town City Hall.

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Photographs: Mike Hutchings/Reuters

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People release paper lanterns after lighting them outside a restaurant named in honour of Mandela in New York.

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Photographs: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

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Women, including Lungi Morrison (left), the granddaughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, sing at a gathering in memory of Nelson Mandela outside the South African High Commission across from Trafalgar Square in London.

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Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

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Busi Mhlanga of South Africa reacts at a gathering in memory of Mandela outside the South African High Commission across from Trafalgar Square in London.

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Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

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A woman lights a candle at a gathering in memory of Mandelain London.

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Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

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A man holds candles in front of a mural of Mandela and U.S. President Barack Obama in New York.

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Photographs: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

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Dijon Anderson of Bowie, Maryland photographs his son Keaton, 10, in front of a statue of Mandela at the South African embassy in Washington.


Photographs: James Lawler Duggan/Reuters

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