Guy Fawkes

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  • Anonymous movement protests on Guy Fawkes night

    Several hundred protesters wearing masks have gathered outside the British Parliament to mark Guy Fawkes night.


  • Whether they know it or not, some of the demonstrators decrying a variety of society's ills are sporting the stylized masks loosely modeled on 17th-century terrorist Guy Fawkes. The Catholic insurrectionist was executed four centuries ago for trying to blow up the British Parliament. (Associated Press)

    The man behind the mask of Occupy protesters

    Look at a photo or news clip from around the world of Occupy protesters and you'll likely spot a handful of people wearing masks of a cartoonlike man with a pointy beard, a closed-mouth smile and mysterious eyes.


  • In UK, Guy Fawkes remembered with protests

    "Remember, remember, the fifth of November." The 400-year-old story of Guy Fawkes and other plotters' failure to blow up London's Parliament is traditionally marked in Britain with this schoolchildren's rhyme, bonfires and mulled wine at fun fairs.


  • In UK, Guy Fawkes is remembered by protesters

    About 200 protesters, many from London's anti-capitalist Occupy movement, marched to Parliament on Guy Fawkes Day, the annual commemoration of the English revolutionary who tried to blow up the building in the 17th century.


  • 'Vendetta' mask becomes symbol of Occupy protests

    Look at a photo or news clip from around the world of Occupy protesters and you'll likely spot a handful of people wearing masks of a cartoon-like man with a pointy beard, closed-mouth smile and mysterious eyes.


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