Massive pro-Palestinian rallies held in London, Paris, Cape Town

Massive pro-Palestinian rallies held in London, Paris, Cape Town
Sat Aug 9, 2014 21:23:13

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators took to the streets of London, Paris, and Cape Town, condemning Israel’s bloody aggression on the besieged Gaza Strip and demanding their governments to take a tougher lines against Israel's atrocities.

The Palestinian Solidarity Campaign said 150,000 people marched through central London on Saturday, the third major demonstration for Gaza in London in the past four weeks.

Protesters packed the main shopping artery of Oxford Street, marching to the US embassy and on to Hyde Park, many of them chanting "Free, Free Palestine" and holding up banners saying "UK - Stop Arming Israel".
The demonstrators called for an end to the massacre of people in the Gaza Strip. Protesters called on the government to end its support for Israel's siege of Gaza and to ban UK arms exports to Israel.

There were also fresh protests in Paris, which has seen several demonstrations related to the war in recent weeks.

Several thousand people took part in the march, calling for the end of Israeli aggression, with a heavy police presence in place.

Elsewhere in South Africa’s port city of Cape Town, pro-Palestinian demonstrators took to the streets to slam Israel's killing of innocent civilians.

The Israeli military aggression against Gaza, which began on July 8, has claimed the lives of more than 1,900 Palestinians, including more than 400 children, and wounded about 10,000 others.


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