Hundreds rally in New York to condemn killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

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Published: 2022-05-16 12:54

Last Updated: 2022-12-05 20:42


Hundreds rally in New York to condemn killing of Shireen Abu Akleh
Hundreds rally in New York to condemn killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

Sunday, hundreds of protesters gathered in Brooklyn, New York to condemn the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.


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They also participated in a candlelit vigil marking the 74th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, in front of President Abraham Lincoln's memorial in Washington, DC.

The participants raised Palestinian flags and banners denouncing the assassination of journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh, while stressing Palestinians’ right of return.


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The people noted that the Nakba represented the largest forced eviction the world had ever witnessed.

On May 15 of each year, the Palestinians commemorate the Nakba which happened in 1948, when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were expelled from their homes during the war that preceded the establishment of the Israeli Occupation.