Devastation in Gaza as Israel wages war on Hamas


11:37 pm ET, March 31, 2024

Thousands protested across the world this weekend for a ceasefire in Gaza

From CNN’s Eve Brennan in London

Thousands of protesters gather to call for a ceasefire in Gaza on March 30, in London.

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Thousands of protesters took to the streets in cities across the world over the weekend, including in London, Paris, New York, Tunis and Amman, to demonstrate solidarity with the people of Gaza and show their support for a ceasefire in the strip.

Amman, Jordan: Police can be seen in a video published by AFP pushing back against a massive crowd of demonstrators who gathered Saturday – also known as “Land Day” – chanting, holding signs and waving Palestinian flags.

Tunis, Tunisia: In the capital, demonstrator Mona Elsayed told AFP on Saturday, “This march is the least we can do for the Palestinian people. A people who have been suffering for years. Today is ‘Land Day’ and it’s an opportunity to remind people that oppression exists. As Arabs and Muslims, we must stand by our brothers.”

Paris, France: A French-Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri told AFP on Saturday that he expects France “to put an end to its complicity in this ongoing genocide (in Gaza), to totally halt the sale of arms to the Israeli occupier, and to impose a military and economic embargo on the occupying force.” Left-wing politician Manon Aubry was also among those demonstrating Saturday.

London, UK: A significant police presence could also be seen in London on Saturday as large swathes of people joined a pro-Palestinian march waving the Palestinian flag in front of a smaller pro-Israeli demonstration.

New York, US: Protesters marched through the streets chanting and banging drums.

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