Anti-Israel Protesters Demonstrate Outside Israeli Embassy in D.C.

Tons of of anti-Israel protesters supporting Palestinians gathered outdoors the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday night.

Lots of the protesters carried indicators calling for Palestinians to take over Israel and for the U.S. to cease sending help to the Israeli authorities.

Organizers estimated Wednesday evening that greater than 1,000 folks have been in attendance.

“Finish the occupation now,” they chanted. “Finish the siege on Gaza now.”

“Tear down Israel’s border wall!”


Members of the U.S. Secret Service have been guarding the Israeli Embassy, the entrance of which was lit up with blue lights displaying the Jewish Star of David. At sure factors by means of the protest, the anti-Israel demonstrators tried to mission the phrases “GUILTY” onto the embassy.

No arrests have been made associated to the demonstrations, Secret Service spokesman Alexi Worley informed The Each day Sign, noting: “The Overseas Missions Department of our Uniformed Division protects greater than 500 international diplomatic missions within the Washington metropolitan space, which might embrace aiding with dealing with demonstrations at diplomatic places.”

Protest leaders repeated claims unfold by Hamas and pushed by legacy media shops that Israel had bombed a hospital in Gaza, killing a whole bunch. Israeli authorities have denied responsibility and stated {that a} rocket launched by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad struck the hospital after misfiring.


One feminine chief of the protest in contrast inaction within the present political local weather to inaction towards the Holocaust, telling the gang: “I noticed a submit that stated, should you have been ever curious what you’d have carried out throughout slavery, should you have been ever curious what you’d have carried out throughout the Holocaust … have a look at what you might be doing proper now.”

Pictures of indicators captured by The Each day Sign exhibited antisemitic or anti-Israel sentiment, together with one signal that stated: “IS (not) REAL: terrorist, racist, child killing, evil, apartheid ‘state.’” One other learn, “LAND U KILL 4 IS NOT YOURS.” But others learn, “ISRAEL BOMBS HOSPITALS, BIDEN PAYS FOR IT” and “ISRAEL’S DAYS ARE NUMBERED.”

“Nazi Israel main the Palestinian Holocaust,” read another.

As has been the case at many pro-Palestinian protests within the D.C. space and throughout the U.S., a lot of these attending the protest lined their faces to keep away from recognition and wore black-and-white checkered scarves, referred to as keffiyehs, over their heads.

The protesters additionally took issue with legacy media protection of the brutal Hamas terrorist assaults on Israel, chanting, “Washington Publish, you’ll be able to’t cover. You encourage genocide.”

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