Smoke and explosion are seen after Israeli air strikes in Gaza City November 19, 2012. PHOTO: REUTERS
CAIRO – 2 April 2018: Around 250 people protested in Tel Aviv in solidarity with Gaza following a bloody weekend in which 16 Palestinians were killed, Haartez newspaper reported on Sunday.
The protest was titled "Create hope, stop the next war" and protesters chanted "no to the occupation" and "In Gaza and Sderot, little girls want to stay alive."
Michael Sfard, renowned human rights lawyer and said "Gaza is under siege and has been under occupation for the past decade. The people of Gaza are suffering from an enormous humanitarian crisis and now, when they tried to protest against it, they were met with brutal force which killed 16 of them and injured and maimed many others."
A small counter protest took place on the other side of the road. In Jaffa, Arab citizens of Israel protested in solidarity with Gaza at the same time.