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Thousands of demonstrators marched in London demanding a ceasefire in Gaza


Demonstration in support of Palestinians in London.

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Demonstrators gathered for the third weekend in a row, possibly outnumbering last week’s already 100,000.

British police said pro-Palestinian demonstrators numbered more than 100,000 last week. There could be more of them this Saturday, October 28. The procession left the banks of the Thames and proceeded towards Parliament Square. According to Scotland Yard, more than a thousand police have been deployed for the demonstration. “A humanitarian pause is not enough, there must be a complete ceasefireDani Nadiri, a 36-year-old television producer, told AFP.It’s time to do something rather than escalate».

Slogans likePalestine will be free from the river to the sea”, was asked The telegram . The latter requires Palestinians to settle in a territory stretching from the Jordan to the Mediterranean, therefore denying the existence of Israel. Hamas condemned the attacks and the Israeli government, saying, “He has a very large arsenal», says Amar Bicha, 31, a marketing project manager, “Innocent lives were destroyed» and attacking British politicians.

«They are in no way prepared to lead this country“,”I don’t know who I’m going to vote for next year», he adds. “I hate it, it makes no sense“, said Noori Butt, 38, a teacher in the northern suburbs of London.My son doesn’t know how to explain.“for two years”As he gets older». «I want peace“,”Constant peace for all“, she says. More than 1,400 people have been killed in Hamas attacks in Israel

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