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Mass protests held against Gaza war

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Protesters have staged rallies around the world to voice their anger as the Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip entered a third week.

Thousands of protesters marched on the Israeli embassy in Britain, while others took to the streets of Germany, France, Lebanon, Australia and the West Bank.

Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull, reporting from London, said that the number of protesters in London was far bigger than at previous demonstrations in the UK capital.

“That is an indication of how far things have moved on in the last week, deteriorating quite rapidly in the Gaza Strip with the Israeli ground offensive,” he said.

“That has filtered through to public opinion with far more people coming out onto the streets in London and capital cities across Europe.

Protesters in Germany demand and end to the Israeli bombardment and the Gaza blockade

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Written by morris

January 10, 2009 at 10:49 pm

Posted in Europe, Gaza, Israel, Protests