A pro-Palestinian demonstration gathers thousands of people in London

A Pro-Palestinian demonstration gathers thousands of people in London

Thousands of people demonstrated in central London on Saturday in support of the people Palestinian and asked the British government to intervene to stop the military operation Israeli.

The protesters gathered at noon in Marble Arch, on the side of Hyde Park, from where they headed towards the Israeli embassy, ​​on the other side of the park, waving Palestinian flags and banners calling for “liberation” of the Palestinian territories.

“It is essential that the British government take immediate action,” said organizers, including the Stop the War coalition, the UK Muslim association, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and the campaign for nuclear disarmament.

The organizations called for acts of “brutal violence against the Palestinian people and their oppression by Israel not to go unpunished” and described the bombings that killed civilians in Gaza as “war crimes.”

The latest balance of the Palestinian authorities estimated that there have been 139 dead since Monday, including 39 children, and 1,000 wounded in the Israeli bombings against Gaza.

More than 2,300 rockets were fired from the Strip into Israeli territory, causing 10 deaths, including a child and a soldier, and 560 wounded, according to Israeli emergency services.

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