‘Sanction Israel!’: 4,500 pairs of shoes symbolizing dead Palestinians placed at EU Council (VIDEO)

Campaigners lined up 4,500 pairs of shoes symbolizing the number of Palestinians killed by Israelis in the past decade outside the EU Council building in Brussels, to put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting inside. “We have a message to leaders of the European Union that says: ‘Palestinian lives matter’,” Fadi Quran, senior campaigner for Avaaz, the NGO that organized the display, told Ruptly. “We believe that the only way to move towards peace is to sanction Israel, that’s the only resort we have and that’s our goal.”
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