More than a thousand pro-Palestinian protesters in Washington.
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On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, a rally for a “Free Palestine” was held Saturday afternoon in the federal capital.
More than a thousand people demonstrated in Washington on Saturday in defence of the Palestinians, demanding an end to US state aid to Israel.
Gathered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, an emblematic venue for protests in the American capital, participants chanted their desire to see a “free Palestine” and called for an end to what they see as “apartheid” on Israel’s part towards the Palestinian people.
“We hope to send a clear message to the U.S. government that the days when it supported the Israeli state without repercussions are over,” Sharif Silmi, who attended the demonstration, told AFP amid the hundreds of Palestinian flags flying in the crowd, clearly larger than at previous pro-Palestinian rallies.
“We will face any politician who continues to fund weapons for Israel. We’re going to oppose them, we’re going to vote against them, and we’re going to fund their opponents, until we beat them in the polls,” added the 39-year-old Washington-based lawyer.