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The week of Feb. 7 in photos

An LGBT flag is seen during a gay pride event in Mumbai, India. Members and supporters of the LGBTQ community take part in Mumbai’s Queer Azaadi Pride Parade. This was Mumbai’s first ever Queer Pride March after a landmark judgment by the Supreme Court last year decriminalized homosexuality. (Photo from Azhar Khan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Week in photos: The images you must see from the week of Feb. 7

This week brought mass gatherings around the world as some people celebrated, while others protested.

Millions of people in China and abroad rang in the Lunar New Year — 2019 is the Year of the Pig —  with parades, fireworks, festivals and offerings. Members of India’s LGBTQ communities gathered in Mumbai to celebrate the city’s first official gay pride parade since a landmark ruling by India’s Supreme Court last year decriminalizing homosexuality. In Venezuela, demonstrators continued to protest the country’s socialist regime and its President Nicolas Maduro.

The week also brought tragedy, with separate deadly train derailments in Canada and India and the ongoing sentencing hearing of convicted serial murderer Bruce McArthur.

From fire, flags and festivals to protests and pride, here are some of the most compelling images from this week.