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Britons mourn slain lawmaker David Amess

An Anglo-Iranian community member belonging to National Council of Resistance of Iran leaves flowers at a memorial and wall of condolence for British MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents at Belfairs Methodist Church, outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, October 18. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

An Anglo-Iranian community member belonging to National Council of Resistance of Iran leaves flowers at a memorial and wall of condolence for British MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents at Belfairs Methodist...more

An Anglo-Iranian community member belonging to National Council of Resistance of Iran leaves flowers at a memorial and wall of condolence for British MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents at Belfairs Methodist Church, outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, October 18. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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Chief Constable of Essex Police B. J. Harrington, Britain's Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Speaker of the House of Commons Lindsay Hoyle hold flowers as they arrive at the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Chief Constable of Essex Police B. J. Harrington, Britain's Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Speaker of the House of Commons Lindsay Hoyle hold flowers as they arrive at the scene where British MP David Amess was...more

Chief Constable of Essex Police B. J. Harrington, Britain's Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Speaker of the House of Commons Lindsay Hoyle hold flowers as they arrive at the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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Skateboarder Frances Murray skates in front of a mural of British MP David Amess at a skate park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

Skateboarder Frances Murray skates in front of a mural of British MP David Amess at a skate park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

Skateboarder Frances Murray skates in front of a mural of British MP David Amess at a skate park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge
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A mural of British MP David Amess is pictured at a skate park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

A mural of British MP David Amess is pictured at a skate park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

A mural of British MP David Amess is pictured at a skate park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge
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People light candles during a vigil for Britain's MP David Amess at the Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

People light candles during a vigil for Britain's MP David Amess at the Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

People light candles during a vigil for Britain's MP David Amess at the Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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People attend a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People attend a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People attend a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien
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People release blue balloons during a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People release blue balloons during a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People release blue balloons during a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien
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Members of the Essex Bangladeshi Welfare Association pay their respects next to floral tributes laid at the scene where David Amess was stabbed in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Members of the Essex Bangladeshi Welfare Association pay their respects next to floral tributes laid at the scene where David Amess was stabbed in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Members of the Essex Bangladeshi Welfare Association pay their respects next to floral tributes laid at the scene where David Amess was stabbed in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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MP James Duddridge reacts as he attends a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

MP James Duddridge reacts as he attends a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

MP James Duddridge reacts as he attends a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien
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People hold candles as they attend a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People hold candles as they attend a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People hold candles as they attend a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien
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People console each other as they stand near flowers laid in memory of David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

People console each other as they stand near flowers laid in memory of David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

People console each other as they stand near flowers laid in memory of David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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People light candles during a vigil for MP David Amess  at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16.    REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People light candles during a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People light candles during a vigil for MP David Amess at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien
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Floral tributes and a handwritten message attached to a picture of David Amess are seen outside the Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Floral tributes and a handwritten message attached to a picture of David Amess are seen outside the Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Floral tributes and a handwritten message attached to a picture of David Amess are seen outside the Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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People light candles following a service of reflection in memory of British MP David Amess at the church of St Michael's and all Angels, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

People light candles following a service of reflection in memory of British MP David Amess at the church of St Michael's and all Angels, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

People light candles following a service of reflection in memory of British MP David Amess at the church of St Michael's and all Angels, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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A woman looks at flower tributes to British MP David Amess outside of the Parliament buildings in London, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman looks at flower tributes to British MP David Amess outside of the Parliament buildings in London, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman looks at flower tributes to British MP David Amess outside of the Parliament buildings in London, Britain, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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An Union Jack flag flies at half mast after British MP David Amess on top of the Victoria Tower of Parliament buildings in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

An Union Jack flag flies at half mast after British MP David Amess on top of the Victoria Tower of Parliament buildings in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

An Union Jack flag flies at half mast after British MP David Amess on top of the Victoria Tower of Parliament buildings in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Police officers remove floral tributes to British MP David Amess that have been laid in Parliament Square, in London, October 16. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Police officers remove floral tributes to British MP David Amess that have been laid in Parliament Square, in London, October 16. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Police officers remove floral tributes to British MP David Amess that have been laid in Parliament Square, in London, October 16. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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A candle and a portrait of British MP David Amess are seen at the church of St Michael's and all Angels, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

A candle and a portrait of British MP David Amess are seen at the church of St Michael's and all Angels, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

A candle and a portrait of British MP David Amess are seen at the church of St Michael's and all Angels, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Messages attached to floral tributes are seen outside the Belfairs Methodist Church, where British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Messages attached to floral tributes are seen outside the Belfairs Methodist Church, where British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Messages attached to floral tributes are seen outside the Belfairs Methodist Church, where British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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A member of Freedom Hunters for Tamils holds a photograph of British MP David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A member of Freedom Hunters for Tamils holds a photograph of British MP David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A member of Freedom Hunters for Tamils holds a photograph of British MP David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Police officers look on as a man lays flowers outside the Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Police officers look on as a man lays flowers outside the Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Police officers look on as a man lays flowers outside the Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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A service of reflection is held in memory of British MP David Amess in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

A service of reflection is held in memory of British MP David Amess in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

A service of reflection is held in memory of British MP David Amess in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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British MP Mark Francois lays flowers at the scene where MP David Amess was stabbed, at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

British MP Mark Francois lays flowers at the scene where MP David Amess was stabbed, at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

British MP Mark Francois lays flowers at the scene where MP David Amess was stabbed, at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Flowers and a card signed 'Redbridge Council' are seen at the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed, at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Flowers and a card signed 'Redbridge Council' are seen at the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed, at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Flowers and a card signed 'Redbridge Council' are seen at the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed, at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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Britain's MP for the Ilford North constituency Wes Streeting and leader of Redbridge London Borough Council Jas Athwal carry flowers to lay at the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

Britain's MP for the Ilford North constituency Wes Streeting and leader of Redbridge London Borough Council Jas Athwal carry flowers to lay at the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain,...more

Britain's MP for the Ilford North constituency Wes Streeting and leader of Redbridge London Borough Council Jas Athwal carry flowers to lay at the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed at Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 17. REUTERS/Chris Radburn
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People hold blue balloons during a vigil for MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People hold blue balloons during a vigil for MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien

People hold blue balloons during a vigil for MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, at Civic Centre in Southend-on-Sea, October 16. REUTERS/Tony O'Brien
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A police officer walks past floral tributes to British MP David Amess in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

A police officer walks past floral tributes to British MP David Amess in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

A police officer walks past floral tributes to British MP David Amess in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
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Floral tributes are seen outside the Houses of Parliament after British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, in London, October 16. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Floral tributes are seen outside the Houses of Parliament after British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, in London, October 16. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Floral tributes are seen outside the Houses of Parliament after British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents, in London, October 16. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls
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An Anglo-Iranian community member belonging to National Council of Resistance of Iran builds a temporary memorial and wall of condolence to British MP David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

An Anglo-Iranian community member belonging to National Council of Resistance of Iran builds a temporary memorial and wall of condolence to British MP David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville

An Anglo-Iranian community member belonging to National Council of Resistance of Iran builds a temporary memorial and wall of condolence to British MP David Amess outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, October 18. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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