AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

December 22, 2017
In this Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, file photo, pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting throws papers at the legislative council in Hong Kong after Hong Kong's pro-Beijing establishment lawmakers passed an amendment aimed at stopping filibustering tactics frequently despite furious opposition from their pro-democracy rivals. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Muslims around the region gathered this week to protest Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar continued to cross into Bangladesh and yet another North Korean soldier defected to South Korea.

Panda cub Xiang Xiang made her first public debut in Tokyo.

In Hong Kong, pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong disrupted a session.

Fifty Chinese couple tied the knot in a mass ceremony in Sri Lanka.


This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Toru Takahashi in Tokyo.


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