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250 British Jews hold protests across country in solidarity with Palestinians

Na'amod organised demonstrations took place in London, Bristol, Cambridge, Manchester, Leicester, Leeds and Newcastle, calling for 'an immediate end to the conflict in Gaza'

Lee Harpin is the Jewish News's political editor

  • Na'amod protest in London
    Na'amod protest in London
  • Na'amod protest in Leicester
    Na'amod protest in Leicester
  • Na'amod protest in Bristol
    Na'amod protest in Bristol
  • Na'amod protest in London against Israel's military action in Gaza, and for Palestine
    Na'amod protest in London against Israel's military action in Gaza, and for Palestine
  • Na'amod protest in London
    Na'amod protest in London
  • Na'amod protest in Manchester
    Na'amod protest in Manchester
  • Na'amod protest in Manchester
    Na'amod protest in Manchester
  • Na'amod protest in London
    Na'amod protest in London
  • Na'amod protest in London
    Na'amod protest in London
  • Na'amod protest in Cambridge
    Na'amod protest in Cambridge
  • Na'amod protest in Brighton
    Na'amod protest in Brighton

Up to 250 British Jews have joined protests organised by the Na’amod group in solidarity with Palestinians and calling for “an immediate end to the conflict in Gaza.”

The demos, which took place on Wednesday, were organised across the country by the British Jews Against Occupation group, with the largest held in central London.

They included a call to “end the occupation and oppression of Palestinians”.

Photographs later posted on Na’amod’s Twitter account appeared to confirm organisers of the fringe group’s claim that around 200 supporters had attending the demo at the capital’s Southbank.

Further photos showed smaller protests held in Bristol, Manchester, Leicester, Leeds and Newcastle.

Na’amod protest in Leicester

Protestors held banners including some with read:”Inaction Is Complicity” and “Save Sheik Jarrah”.

In a statement Na’amod said: “Tonight hundreds of British Jews rallied across the country to demand Freedom from Occupation and Freedom from Violence for all in Israel-Palestine.”

The group added that the support for the protests was “unprecedented” and said “Change is coming.”

Na’amod also issued a call for “our communal leaders to join us in calling for an end to the occupation.”

Na’amod protest in London
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