Alexei Navalny’s death in a Russian prison has prompted protests and tributes around the world.

Supporters of the 47-year-old political activist gathered outside Russian embassies and other sites in major cities across the globe, including London, Paris, Geneva and New York.

In Berlin, large crowds shouted “Putin to the Hague” and outside Russia’s embassy in London protesters held up signs that said “Navalny is our hero”.

More than100 people stood in front of the United Nations in Geneva where they held up portraits of Navalny and placed flowers.

There were also protests in Russia.

Images on social media showed groups of people placing flowers at makeshift memorials in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

More than 100 people are reported to have been detained in Russian cities.

Source: Ghana/