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Nearly 1,000 held after Copenhagen climate rally

<p>Arrested demonstrators sit on the ground as they are surrounded by police during a rally outside the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius</p>

Arrested demonstrators sit on the ground as they are surrounded by police during a rally outside the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Arrested demonstrators sit on the ground as they are surrounded by police during a rally outside the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>Demonstrators meet before joining a larger march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong</p>

Demonstrators meet before joining a larger march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Demonstrators meet before joining a larger march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>Police officers arrest demonstrators during a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius</p>

Police officers arrest demonstrators during a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Police officers arrest demonstrators during a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>Demonstrators hold signboards as they march at a rally near the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong</p>

Demonstrators hold signboards as they march at a rally near the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Demonstrators hold signboards as they march at a rally near the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>A demonstrator holds a signboard during a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong</p>

A demonstrator holds a signboard during a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

A demonstrator holds a signboard during a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>Thousands of protestors march during a demonstration in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius</p>

Thousands of protestors march during a demonstration in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

Thousands of protestors march during a demonstration in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>People dressed in giant panda suits performs before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong</p>

People dressed in giant panda suits performs before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

People dressed in giant panda suits performs before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>Demonstrators meet before joining a larger march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong</p>

Demonstrators meet before joining a larger march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Demonstrators meet before joining a larger march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>A demonstrator holds a sign as he marches to a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius</p>

A demonstrator holds a sign as he marches to a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

A demonstrator holds a sign as he marches to a rally outside the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>Demonstrators sing before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong</p>

Demonstrators sing before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Demonstrators sing before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>Demonstrators sing before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong</p>

Demonstrators sing before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

Demonstrators sing before a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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<p>A poster of US President Barack Obama is carried during a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong</p>

A poster of US President Barack Obama is carried during a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

A poster of US President Barack Obama is carried during a march to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 12, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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