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Candles Lit for Gaza in Bulgaria's Capital

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Bulgaria, Israel, Palestine, Syria, International Relations, Politics, Protest, War & Conflict

About 100 people gathered in Sofia's central square to show their support for the victims of Israel's recent Operation Pillar of Defense [1] in the Gaza Strip. Facebook page “Together for Palestine” [bg] has this photo [2] of commemorative candles lit in Bulgaria's capital; another page, “Bulgaria supports Palestinian independence in the UN [3]” [bg], has more updates and photos. A few pro- and anti-Assad Syrians were seen arguing [4] with each other during this solidarity gathering:


Photo by Ruslan Trad.