Iranians protest Israeli terror; One balloon for each murdered Gaza kid

Iranians protest Israeli terror; One balloon for each murdered Gaza kid
Fri Jul 25, 2014 19:41:11

A group of Iranian human right activists have sent one hundred and eighty white balloons to the sky in memory of the innocent children killed by Israeli terror campaign on the Gaza Strip.

Millions of people took to the streets across the globe to mark the International Quds Day to show support for the Palestinian resistance against Israel.

Iranians from all walks of life numbering in the millions poured in streets in the capital Tehran and more than 770 other towns and cities throughout the country to once again vent their anger at the Israeli regime’s brutal oppression of Palestinians over the past decades.

This year, the international Quds day, declared by the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on 1979, coincided with a massive Israeli terror campaign on the Gaza Strip.

The offensive has already killed 830 people in just 18 days, many of them under 12-years-old children.

The body of two-year-old Palestinian Walid Abadleh, killed in the latest Israeli airstrikes on Gaza.

“It was an unexperienced sense. To sit on the street and write names of the children one by one over the balloons... and when you are about to write their ages, your throat tightens with a sob,” writes one of the protesters in his facebook page.

“That Yasmin Muhammad was only four years old and he was supposed to play with these balloons now, and Renim Jaddih was only one and a half.”

“Writing names of 180 under-12 children doesn’t take much time.... maybe killing them doesn’t either,” he adds. 

A pregnant woman and two children were killed after Israeli warplanes and tanks targeted residential areas and civilian sites across the impoverished region on early hours of Friday.

Palestinian officials say nearly a dozen people, including women and children, have been killed in separate Israeli strikes on Rafah, Khan Yunis and Deir al-Balah as well. 



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