7 Pro-Palestinian activists arrested in New York

One hundred Jewish activists disrupted the annual Celebrate Israel parade in New York yesterday, calling for an end to apartheid. Activists from Jewish Voices for Peace (JPC) were arrested for civil disobedience. The event was held to mark 50 years since the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza Strip, Syria’s Golan Hieghts and Egypt’s Sinai. One group of activists blocked NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and his contingent, protesting the New York Police Department collaboration with Israeli security forces.
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