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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

November 22, 2019 GMT
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In this Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, file photo, a Kashmiri Muslim woman breaks down as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Islam's Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine, on the Friday following the Prophet's birth anniversary in Srinagar, India. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims thronged the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan, File)
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In this Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, file photo, a Kashmiri Muslim woman breaks down as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Islam's Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine, on the Friday following the Prophet's birth anniversary in Srinagar, India. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims thronged the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/ Mukhtar Khan, File)

A Kashmiri Muslim woman breaks down upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar.

In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a protester rests at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University after police stormed part of the campus as pro-democracy demonstrations enter the sixth month.

People visit the Twenty-Six Martyrs Monument in Nagasaki, where Pope Francis will start his first official visit to Japan.

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This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.

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