Busy month for embassy demos

January has been a winter of discontent for some missions in London which have been the focus of protests staged in reaction to world events.

Around 500 demonstrators rallied outside the Greek Embassy in an anti-fascist solidarity protest against the rise of hard right politics in Greece.

A couple of dozen activists dressed on orange jumpsuits staged a protest outside the US Embassy in London to mark 11 years since the opening of the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay.

The French Embassy was the site of a British Islamist protest against France’s intervention in Mali.

Protesters demanding Kurdish rights rallied outside the Turkish Embassy following the murder of three Kurdish activists in Paris.