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Global: Protesters in Full Force Against Gaza War

Millions of people around the world took to the streets in protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza over the previous few days. Here's a selection of videos posted on YouTube featuring demonstrations from Tel Aviv, London, Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul, where citizens from all walks of life raised their voices and chanted for peace in the region.

In Israel, thousands of people took to the streets in several demonstrations over the past few days.

Here's a video from YouTube user David Reeb of a demonstration in Tel Aviv:

Another YouTube user Asi Omar posts this video of a demonstration at Tel Aviv University:

From Tokyo, Japan, YouTube user MMhefny posts the following video:

Hundreds of people demonstrated against the bombing of Gaza outside the Israeli Embassy in London, UK, according to this video posted by Uruk on YouTube:

Still in London, Soviet Films posts this video of the same demonstration:

Uruk also posts this video of a protest in front of the Beyazit Mosque, in Istanbul, Turkey:

and from Madrid, Spain, here:

Back to Turkey, Hobareii reports that hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Istanbul in protest against the attack and posts this video:

15 comments

  • William Gibb

    I have no answer to give to you, other than to say that harsh rhetoric and wishing for each others destruction only fuels our demise as human beings. Games are being played at levels we are only now perhaps understanding, humanity as a whole are parasitic in nature and we should end our voracious appetite for world domination. The sooner we can coexist with our planet and each other the happier our universe will be. As John Lennon once wrote Imagine. Love and hopefully Peace.

  • bent felesteen

    Hello,

    Sign these petitions in the UK Parliament before the deadline please: (if you are not British, forward to your British friends)

    To impose arm embargo on Israel:

    http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/Arms-embargo/

    To Introduce sanctions against Israel:

    http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/Israel-Sanctions/

    To take economic & trade sanctions against Israel and urge the EU to boycott the EU/Israel trade agreement and EU/Israel Association agreement:

    http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/ISRAELISANCTIONS/#detail
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    Please forward to all your friends in UK … we need 40,000 signatures to make the government act …

  • jose anthraper

    every body wants the killing to stop but why is that nobody wants hamas to stop firing rockets which started the war altogether .israel on its part is using disproportionate force ;israel shoulkd use smart tactics so thatonly the culprits are punished and not the kids whom they are using as human shields.whats happenning is two irresponsible groups to show its superiority are killing innocent children both are responsible for the killings and at last its the parents who are responsible for their own kids death.

  • William Gibb

    Of course Hamas has to cease the rocket attacks, its the jets, tanks, missiles and naval barrages that are claiming the far greater destruction that any reasonable person decries. Like using a bazooka to kill a mosquito on your arm. I would expect the next wave of retaliation to create even more misery. How stupid and senseless or is that the purpose?, to create more terror and in so doing restrict our diminishing rights even more? Wake up people to the NEW WORLD ORDER!! Step right up and get your CHIP so they can track your movements!! Call me paranoid if you wish but please do some research at GlobalResearch.ca. Peace

  • yes i agree the killing of innocent children can never be JUSTIFIED and its not only isreal even i and we are also responsible because we could not prevent this grave crime from happenning,but i also strongly blame the hamas and the citizens of gaza for not protecting their kids ,they knew they will be vulnerable targets still unlike israel they never bothered to shift kids and old to safer locations out of gaza; israel warned them several days when the rocket attacks started before they had to retaliate ,\.
    here we hav a greater problem than just hamas or hisbolla its a global problem which is gooing to engulf the world in the next comming years ,what we are seeing now is just the tip of the ice berg and this should be stopped in a global way,i dont think smart gadgets is the the answer it will act only as a bandaid solution what we need is smart message and strong global rules the message should be sent by UN to every part of the world and it should behave as a global police in preventing such grave happenning.
    its upto the civilians of gaza or any other soverign nation to see that such irresponsible trigger does not initiate from their land and the world should help this people to have a more sensible democratic governance and all countries should learn to respect their neighbours if not “love they neighbour “only then people of this world with different religion and culture can coexist ,or else this world will be torn apart with many more wars in the comming years.
    My tears are with the innocent mothers of gaza who were helpless in protecting their children .
    At last thanks to leaders who has worked relentlessly to stop this disaster and also people like you also has played a part towards the greater solution of peace.
    HOPE PEACS AND BROTHERHOOD PREVAILS.

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