World Pro-Palestinian demonstrations Europe-wide

22:40  15 may  2021
22:40  15 may  2021 Source:   dw.com

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In European major cities, thousands of people have expressed their support for the Palestinians in conflict with Israel. There was riots in Paris.

In London wurde die © Tolga Akmen / AFP / Getty Images in London was the

in the French capital Paris went the police with tear gas and waterers against Pro-Palestinian activists who had gone to the road despite a demonstration ban. Some threw stones or tried to block roads with construction blocks. A planned march to the Place de la Bastille was prevented. According to the police, 44 people were arrested, a policeman was injured. The President of the Palestinian Association for the Paris region, Walid Atallah, threw the authorities to stress through the short-term demo ban.

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Demonstranten in Paris lieferten sich mancherorts ein Katz-und-Maus-Spiel mit der Polizei © Thomas Coex / AFP / Getty Images Demonstrators in Paris provided a cat-and-mouse game with police

The security authorities fear severe riots as in 2014, as a goal as synagogues and other Jewish facilities became aim. In other French cities, including Toulouse and Montpellier in southern France, while per Palestinian demonstrations were allowed to take place. Hundreds went to the streets there. Also in Lyon, Bordeaux, and Marseille were intentions.

Die Kundgebung in Marseille verlief ohne Zwischenfälle © Christophe Simon / AFP / Getty Images The rally in Marseille was without incidents

in London called for several thousand demonstrators, the British government should use for an end of the Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip. From the vicinity of the Hyde Park in the center of the British capital, they moved towards Israeli Embassy. Palestinian flags were pivoted and highlighted signs on which the "liberation" of the Palestinian territories was demanded by the Israeli crew.

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Viele der Demonstranten in London hatten sich in palästinensische Flaggen gehüllt © Tolga Akmen / AFP / Getty Images Many of the demonstrators in London had wrapped in Palestinian flags

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as a speaker joined the former boss of the Labor Party, Jeremy Corbyn. He called on the government in Jerusalem to end the occupation of the West Bank. The 71-year-old sitting for the London constituency North Islington in Parliament is currently excluded from the Group's parliamentary group, while an investigation into anti-Semitism in the party under its leadership (2015 to 2020) is running.

Ex-Labour-Chef Jeremy Corbyn: wegen Untersuchungen zu Antisemitismus derzeit aus der Partei ausgeschlossen © Dominic Lipinski / Emipics / Picture Alliance Ex-Labor Chef Jeremy Corbyn: Due to investigations on anti-Semitism currently excluded from the party

Corbyn, because of its supported support for the Palestinians in the past, had also been accused of even anti-Semitic tendencies, But the allegations always denied.

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The organizers spoke of 150,000 participants, the police did not give any information. The organizers included several associations, including the Alliance "Stop The War", the Muslim Association of Great Britain and the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign.

Palästinenserflaggen überall auch in Madrid © Burak Akbulut / AA / Picture Alliance Palestinian flags Everywhere in Madrid

in Madrid, according to the police, about 2500 people went to the support of the Palestinians on the road. "Jerusalem, eternal capital of the Palestinians", was to be read on transparent. Many young people were wrapped in Palestinian flags. The demonstrators called the Europeans no longer cooperate with Israel.


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Israeli police said they will continue to apprehend those suspected of "riots" and "bring them to justice."Israeli police said they will continue to apprehend those suspected of "riots" and "bring them to justice." They added that "the campaign is a direct continuation of police activity in the past two weeks and more than 1,550 suspects have been arrested while about 150 indictments have been filed," the Daily Sabah said.

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