Hundreds (not dozens as MSM headlines say) of Israelites protest, defying government protest restriction. (video)Submitted by fonzdrew on Sun, 08/10/2014 - 17:39
TEL AVIV Israel (Reuters) - More than 150 Israelis protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday against a Gaza war entering its second month, in defiance of a police ban on the assembly that cited military restrictions on public gatherings in cities within range of rocket fire.
The relatively small turnout was similar to the numbers that have shown up for most weekly demonstrations held since Israel launched an offensive against the Hamas Islamist militants in Gaza on July 8, underscoring the broad public support in Israel behind the war.
Slogans daubed on banners held by protesters read: "Stop the massacre," and "Free Gaza."Halleli Pinson, one of the women who attended, said she objected to "the bombing of Gaza and basically we are calling to end the cycle of violence here."
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