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RNC Protests in New York City

Protesters march up Seventh Avenue Sunday, past Madison Square Garden, the site of the 2004 Republican Convention (Damon Winter / LAT)
A protester waves a giant American Flag with “sold” written on it as thousands march down Fifth Avenue Sunday. The march drew over 250,000. (Rick Loomis / LAT)
Volunteer marshals form a barrier in front of the march. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Sasha Kramer, marching with “Code Pink Women For Peace”, shouts as the march nears its end at Union Square. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Police officers put on their riot control gear in front of a subway station as the protesters pass Madison Square Garden. (Damon Winter / LAT)
Paul Stephens, 22, of Batesville, Ind., holds one of 1,000 flag-draped makeshift coffins to represent American service members killed in Iraq. (Rick Loomis / LAT)
Protesters at 7th Ave. and 34th Street carry coffins to represent soldiers killed in Iraq during an anti-war demonstration on the eve of the Republican National Convention. (Alan Hagman / LAT)
Thousands of protesters in the “United for Peace and Justice” protest march fill Seventh Avenue in New York City. (Alan Hagman / LAT)
Donald Johnson shouts with other protesters as the march nears its end at Union Square. (Damon Winter / LAT)
A protester in a Bush mask and flight suit salutes police officers along the march route in New York City. (Rick Loomis / LAT)