Pro-Palestinian rally in Washington seeks end to US aid to Israel

Published by
AFP

Washington (AFP) – More than 1,000 rallied Saturday in Washington in support of  Palestinians and calling for an end to US aid to Israel. The demonstration on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial came as a ceasefire that ended 11 days of intense fighting between Israel and the Islamist movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip has so far held. “We are hoping to send a clear message to the United States government that the days of supporting the Israeli state without repercussions are over,” one of the demonstrators, 39-year-old Washington lawyer Sharif Silmi, said as he stood in the crowd where many prote…

Read More

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More In US News

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Israel criticizes hardliner’s victory in Iranian presidential vote

Published by DPA Israel’s prime minister on Sunday ...

Archives