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‘Free Gaza’: London protesters denounce killings of Palestinians

Demonstrators protest against Britain's complicity in Israel's 'apartheid' after 31 Palestinians are shot dead in Gaza.

Thousands gathered in central London to express their solidarity with Palestinians [Claire Gilbody Dickerson/Al Jazeera]

London, England – Demonstrators of all ages and nationalities have gathered in central London to call for an end to the killing of Palestinians by Israeli forces.

Up to 2,000 people stood outside Downing Streeton Saturday, where the official residence of Prime Minister Theresa May is located, chanting slogans such as “Free, free Palestine” and holding placards reading “Stop Israel’s War Crimes in Gaza” and “Gaza, Stop the Massacre”.

The protest came a day after Israeli troops killed at least nine people, including journalist Yaser Murtaja, during demonstrations along the Gaza border.


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