Protesters demonstrated in Manchester metropolis centre in help of Palestinians after days of combating between Israel and militants in Gaza.
The protest in Piccadilly Gardens at present, May 22, was held by the Manchester Palestine Solidarity Campaign, with a quantity of different teams additionally collaborating.
The rally got here simply lower than every week after 1000’s gathered in London to name on the federal government to take ‘instant motion’ to help Palestinians.
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The different teams concerned in the protest included Manchester Palestine Action; Palestinian Forum; Muslim Association of Britain; Palestinian Community Group; Manchester Jewish Action for Palestine; Greater Manchester Stop the War Coalition; Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism!; and Greater Manchester CND.
A ceasefire started on Friday between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
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The tentative settlement introduced 11 days of combating to a detailed in which greater than 250 individuals had been killed, most of them in Gaza, the BBC reported.
The battle got here after weeks of spiralling Israeli-Palestinian stress in occupied East Jerusalem which culminated in clashes at a holy web site revered by each Muslims and Jews.
Hamas – the militant Islamist group which guidelines Gaza – started firing rockets after warning Israel to withdraw from the positioning, triggering retaliatory air strikes, it has additionally been reported.
Both Israel and Hamas claimed victory in the combating.
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