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Sun Aug 3, 2014, 02:59 PM

 

‘We Need to Stay in The Streets:’ Rally For Palestine Fills Columbus Circle

Jillian Jorgensen

They didn’t have the star power of prominent elected officials, but around 1,000 activists took to the streets of Columbus Circle to rally for Palestine and call for the end of U.S. support to Israel.

The crowd at the event — dubbed the “Mass Rally to Stand Up with Gaza Against Israeli Crimes” — waved Palestinian flags, held signs blasting Israel as an Apartheid and terrorist state, and vowed to keep marching in support of their cause.

“We need to stay in the streets. We need a plan to stay in the streets,” Sara Flounders, co-director the International Action Center, told the crowd. “While the people in Gaza are resisting every day, we have to be here.”


Read more at http://observer.com/2014/08/we-need-to-stay-in-the-streets-rally-for-palestine-fills-columbus-circle/#ixzz39MCSjvQi

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Sun Aug 3, 2014, 03:57 PM

1. This is just the begining

The world is standing up to Israeli war crimes.

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Sun Aug 3, 2014, 04:16 PM

2. I hope people speak up more.

 

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Sun Aug 3, 2014, 11:40 PM

3. Hundreds Gather For Pro-Israel Rally In Brighton Beach

 

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