World monuments illuminated with Britain's Union flag in tribute to Manchester victims

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World monuments illuminated with Britain's Union flag in tribute to Manchester victims

Post by Thorin on Wed May 24, 2017 7:19 am

Several monuments around the world have been lit up in the Union flag in tribute to the Manchester terror attack victims. Other major sights were shrouded in darkness in mourning.


Dubai: Burj Khalifa



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[ltr]Dubai stands in solidarity with the UK tonight. Brilliant from the Burj Khalifa. What a powerful message. [/ltr]

6:51 PM - 23 May 2017

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[size=31]Geneva: Jet d'Eau[/size]




The water fountain (jet d'eau) is lit with blue, red and white in remembrance for the victims of an attack on concert goers at Manchester Arena in Geneva, SwitzerlandCREDIT: REUTERS

Orlando: The Orlando Eye


Orlando, itself a recent victim of a horrific terror attack, when 49 people were shot dead in a nightclub last year, has paid tribute to Manchester:



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[ltr]Our  goes out to those affected by the attack on the Manchester Arena. Tonight the Eye will be lit in Union Jack colors. #ManchesterStrong[/ltr]

9:40 PM - 23 May 2017

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Prague: Petrin Tower



The Petrin Tower in Prague was tonight illuminated in the colours of the UK flag in solidarity with Manchester CREDIT: SOLENT NEWS & PHOTO AGENCY

Belfast: City Hall



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[ltr]Belfast City Hall has just lit up tonight as a mark of respect for the victims of the Manchester attack.[/ltr]

10:00 PM - 23 May 2017



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New York: Empire State Building



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[ltr]NYC’s Empire State Building Goes Dark Tonight In Remembrance of the Manchester Attack Victims[/ltr]

1:21 AM - 24 May 2017

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Tel Aviv: Municipality



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[ltr]#TelAviv Municipality in solidarity with #ManchesterArena attack is illuminated this evening with the #UnionJack[/ltr]

7:07 PM - 23 May 2017 · Israel

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Abu Dhabi: Adnoc Group HQ



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[ltr]#ADNOC HQ displays the #British Union Jack in solidarity with the victims of Manchester attack[/ltr]

6:48 PM - 23 May 2017

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Paris: Eiffel Tower


Paris turned out the lights on the Eiffel Tower from midnight in memory of the victims.



Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said: "By targeting Manchester the terrorists wanted to strike our common values: our unbending attachment to democracy, freedom, humanism and living together. Faced with this blind and persistent threat, cities must have a united front."

Amsterdam: Central Station



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[ltr]The #UnionJack is projected on Amsterdam's Central Station, to show support to all those affected by yesterday's attack in Manchester. [/ltr]

11:07 PM - 23 May 2017

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Zagreb: fountain tribute



A man stands in front of a fountain illuminated with the colours of the United Kingdom flag on May 23, 2017, in Zagreb, during a tribute to victims of an attacks claimed by Islamic State which killed at least 22 people and left more than 60 injured in Manchester the day before CREDIT: AFP

Hong Kong: HSBC building



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[ltr]#BREAKING: Here are photos of landmarks with the Union Jack. Like the 
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Brandenburg Gate
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11:20 PM - 23 May 2017

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Sunderland: Penshaw Monument 



Penshaw Monument has been lit up in red, white and blue tonight (TUES) as a mark of solidarity with the people of Manchester CREDIT: PAUL KINGSTON / NNP

London: Wembley



Wembley Stadium lights up in tribute to the victims of the Manchester attacks

London: Kingsbury Mandir



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[ltr]#WeStandTogether against terror. #KingsburyMandir lit up in Union Jack colours tonight  Praying for those affected by #ManchesterAttacks[/ltr]

9:31 PM - 23 May 2017



http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/23/world-monuments-illuminated-british-flag-tribute-manchester/

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