In pictures: Rally to mark World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. Every minute 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror.
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A record 65.5 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes in 2016, according to a United Nations report. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Zainab Abdullah (C), 16, originally from Yemen and now living in New York City, leads a chant as she marches with immigration activists through Midtown Manhattan to mark World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017 in New York City. A record 65.5 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes in 2016, according to a United Nations report. (Getty Images)
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Immigration activists march through Midtown Manhattan to mark World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017 in New York City. A record 65.5 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes in 2016, according to a United Nations report. (Getty Images)
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Immigration activists rally in front of Trump World Tower to mark World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017 in New York City. A record 65.5 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes in 2016, according to a United Nations report. (Getty Images)
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Iraqi refugee Tiba (L) who is 8 years old arrives for a Forum event to mark World Refugee Day at a reception center in Glendale, California on June 20, 2017. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Zainab Abdullah, 16, originally from Yemen and now living in New York City, prepares to march with immigration activists through Midtown Manhattan to mark World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017 in New York City. A record 65.5 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes in 2016, according to a United Nations report. (Getty Images)
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Activists of human rights organization Amnesty International hug in front of the Pantheon during a flashmob on World Refugee Day, in central Rome on June 20, 2017. Amnesty International call for the protection of refugees, activate safe channels for asylum seekers and refugees and create an alternative to dangerous irregular crossings. (ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Cambodian dancer performs during an Refugee Forum event to mark World Refugee Day at a reception center in Glendale, California on June 20, 2017. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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A UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) aid worker gathers details about the Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar at a makeshift camp on World Refugee Day in the outskirts of the Indian city Jammu on June 20, 2017. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled from Myanmar in recent decades, escaping persecution from the Buddhist-majority nation for generations. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Afghan refugee women wait to scans their eyes at the UNHCR registration centre in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on June 19, 2017 ahead of the World Refugee Day. A record 370,000 Afghans left Pakistan last year, many of whom were second or even third generation migrants of people fleeing the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan during the 1980s, surging from 55,000 the year before. (ABDUL MAJEED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Refugees seek advice on medical and local issues at a Forum event to mark World Refugee Day at a reception center in Glendale, California on June 20, 2017. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)