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Posted by Laurie
on September 14, 2020, 9:52 pm, in reply to "Gaza
Certainly the situation in Gaza is grim. But just as there were demonstrations in 2008/9 (Cast Lead), 2014 (Protective Edge), just over 3 weeks ago there were events in over 20 towns and cities throughout the UK in support of Gaza demanding the end of the 2-way arms trade between the UK and Israel. This is the event in our local town centre:
We put the image on Twitter – got over 20,000 hits. Atm we're pushing the local council's pension fund to disinvest from companies complicit in Israel's crimes. There are always activities going. Of course it's not enough. At the grass roots level there is very strong support for Palestine. But, like in all ways, it's the ruling class and its state that has the upper hand. Ultimately, this needs to be our target.
Sorry for the huge image.