AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

AP Photos: Prophet’s birthday in Kashmir, protests in Hong Kong, pope in Asia

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.


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


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