Mass demonstrations around the UK in support of Palestinians against aggression and oppression
Huge numbers of people have turned out to march in solidarity with the Palestinian people against the escalating aggression they are facing from the Israeli state.
An estimated crowd of 100,000 people marched in London, as the Palestine Solidarity Campaign pointed out:
And in Liverpool, a huge gathering marched through the city’s streets:
Similar large marches are taking place in various towns and cities. Surprisingly, even BBC News and Sky News have reported the London event, although the others and their scale appear to have been ignored.
Unsurprisingly, the BBC continues to ‘both sides’ the events as ‘Israel-Palestinian conflict’ and to describe rockets ‘pouring down’ on Israeli towns when hundreds of Palestinians including children have been killed in Israeli airstrikes in this new action:
Today is the anniversary of the ‘Nakba’ (Arabic for ‘catastrophe’, when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forcibly removed from their homes and land to make room for the creation of the new nation of Israel.
Three years ago, Israeli forces caused international revulsion when soldiers massacred around sixty unarmed protesters during the Nakba commemoration.
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