CRIME

AP PHOTOS: World honors club victims with candles, prayers

  • Rhonda Rodeffer, right, walks with her daughter Kennedy, 4, as they visit a makeshift memorial for the victims of a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Rhonda Rodeffer, right, walks with her daughter Kennedy, 4, as they visit a makeshift memorial for the victims of a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

  • Filipino members of the LGBT (Lesbians Gays Bisexuals Transgenders) community light candles during a vigil to pay tribute to the victims of the Orlando, Fla. mass shooting Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the University of the Philippines campus in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. A gunman, later identified as Omar Mateen, opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early Sunday before dying in a gunfight with responding SWAT officers, authorities said.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    Filipino members of the LGBT (Lesbians Gays Bisexuals Transgenders) community light candles during a vigil to pay tribute to the victims of the Orlando, Fla. mass shooting Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the University of the Philippines campus in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. A gunman, later identified as Omar Mateen, opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early Sunday before dying in a gunfight with responding SWAT officers, authorities said.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)  (The Associated Press)

  • People hold up candles against a rainbow lit backdrop during a vigil for those killed in a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub downtown Monday, June 13, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. A gunman has killed dozens of people in a massacre at a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    People hold up candles against a rainbow lit backdrop during a vigil for those killed in a mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub downtown Monday, June 13, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. A gunman has killed dozens of people in a massacre at a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (AP Photo/David Goldman)  (The Associated Press)

They lit candles in Paris and the Philippines. They raised glow sticks in Singapore. And they said prayers in Orlando.

Mourners around the globe paid their respects to the 49 people who died when a gunman attacked a gay nightclub in Florida over the weekend in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Thousands crowded the streets Monday around the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan where large-scale gay rights activism got its start in 1969.

In the city where the shooting happened, thousands of people gathered to support victims and survivors. Many in the crowd in downtown Orlando said they were inspired to attend because the Pulse nightclub played a big role in their lives.

Here are some images from the Monday evening gatherings.

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