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Pro-Palestinian protesters march in major cities around the world

The protests came as Israel continued its campaign against the Gaza Strip, West Bank and Palestinians inside Israel.

Jerusalem24 – Large protests were held in solidarity with Palestinians around the world, including in London, as well as in Muslim-majority countries including Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Tunisia and Turkey.

Protesters gathered outside Downing Street, the residence of Prime Minister Boris Johnson against an Israeli court ruling to evict Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in east Jerusalem.

In Jordan, protesters gathered outside the Israeli embassy, burning Israeli flags and chanting “Shame, shame the embassy is still there.”

In London, Tens of thousands’ of people gathered at Speaker’s Corner in Central London in support of the Palestinian people amid the ongoing Israeli aggression.

Protesters marched to the Israeli Embassy on Kensington Palace Gardens, across Hyde Park, where speeches were made.

The demonstration in London was organized by Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Friends of Al-Aqsa, Palestinian Forum in Britain, Stop The War Coalition, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Muslim Association of Britain.

In Australia, Thousands of people have marched through the streets of Sydney and Melbourne in solidarity with the Palestinian people facing Israel’s aggression.

In Sydney, men, women and children waved flags and placards as they chanted “Free Gaza” and “Long live Palestine”.

Iraqi, Lebanese, Syrian and Indigenous communities also joined the peaceful protest outside Town Hall in the CBD.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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