July 13, 2024
San Francisco holds ‘sister demonstration’ demanding ceasefire for Gaza
San Francisco holds ‘sister demonstration’ demanding ceasefire for Gaza

This demonstration comes days after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors handed a decision calling for a ceasefire.

San Francisco holds a “sister demonstration” after Washington’s March for Gaza the day prior to this. [Brooke Anderson/TNA]

Following the large March on Washington for Gaza on Saturday, San Francisco held a “sister demonstration” on the west coast on Sunday to name for a ceasefire in Israel’s battle on Gaza.

With this weekend marking the hundred-day milestone of the battle, demonstrations around the globe had been held as Gaza’s dying toll approaches 24,000.

The group, which the Palestinian Youth Motion estimated at round 25,000, gathered in entrance of Metropolis Corridor after which headed downtown, blocking afternoon site visitors as they marched down the town’s major thoroughfare of Market Road.

Because the march started, a truck parked close by with Palestinian flags performed music whereas one other truck carrying demonstrators with megaphones led the march.

The group was numerous, with a powerful exhibiting of Arabs from totally different elements of the San Francisco Bay Space and allies from totally different backgrounds. 

Along with the frequently-seen indicators studying “Ceasefire Now”, “Let Gaza Dwell”, and “Free Gaza”, many held indicators (generally in numerous languages) to point out their very own group’s help, similar to Latinos for the Liberation of Palestine or the Black Neighborhood Stands with Palestine. Healthcare employees and journalists additionally famous their affiliations, holding indicators studying: Cease killing our colleagues.

Elliot Morado, a resident of the East Bay, informed The New Arab that he was moved to attend the march after following months of stories reviews on Israel’s bombing of Gaza. He mentioned he got here out “to face on the aspect of what is proper.”

Because the march handed downtown, a bunch of avenue musicians gave a rap efficiency with the repeated line, “Free Palestine”.

This demonstration comes days after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors handed a decision calling for a ceasefire, making it the biggest US metropolis to make such a transfer.

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