Cleveland

Amid sustained chants of “Free free Palestine!” a huge crowd gathered in the Buffalo, New York, city center on Nov. 18 to join people worldwide in demanding “Cease-fire now!” as well as “Stop the Genocide!” and “End U.S. arms and money to Israel!”

Buffalo, New York, Nov. 18, 2023. WW Photo: Charlie Twist

Niagara Square was filled with militant activist youth and families with children holding Palestinian flags. When the rally ended, participants marched from City Hall to U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer’s office. The action was called by the Muslim Public Affairs Council Western New York and Jewish Voice for Peace Buffalo, and endorsed by many other organizations. 

The Buffalo action was one of hundreds of ongoing actions to support the heroic people of Palestine.

Cleveland Nov. 20, 2023. WW Photo: Susan Schnur

Hundreds of pro-Palestine activists demonstrated outside the “All-in Leadership Forum” sponsored by Greater Cleveland Partnership in Cleveland’s theater district. The forum, held Nov. 20, featured several elected officials, all of whom are vocally pro-Zionist. The demonstrators were not intimidated by the massive police presence set up to protect the politicians. Another march and rally took place Nov. 25 in the suburb of Lakewood.

Portland, Oregon, Nov. 18, 2023. WW Photo: Lyn Neeley

In Portland, Oregon, protesters rallied at City Hall around the slogan, “End U.S. funding of Israeli apartheid … Free Palestine,” on Nov. 18. They then shut down streets, chanting and marching in the rain as the day came to a close. On the same day in Seattle, Indigenous musicians played during a demonstration in solidarity with Palestine.

Indigenous people in solidarity with Palestine, Seattle, Nov. 18, 2023. WW Photo: Jim McMahan

The Palestinian resistance and its supporters around the world are determined. Free, free Palestine!

Ellie Dorritie, Jim McMahan and Lyn Neeley contributed to this article.

Martha Grevatt

Share
Published by
Martha Grevatt

Recent Posts

Palestinian resistance pays tribute to martyr, Aaron Bushnell

The following statements appeared on Resistance News Network on Feb. 26, 2024. Hamas We, in…

February 26, 2024

Politicians attack harm reduction programs

It’s 2024 and people are still buying into anti-addict, anti-houseless politics in the age of…

February 26, 2024

Philadelphia: High school students walk out for Palestine

Philadelphia Over 150 youth from Philadelphia high schools walked out of classes on Feb. 23…

February 26, 2024

Texas plans another legal lynching: Save the life of Ivan Cantu!

Houston When speaking about prisons and the death penalty, many activists and leaders have said,…

February 26, 2024

Buffalo police kill a Black man – yet again

On Saturday morning, on Buffalo's East Side, police shot and killed a Black man –…

February 26, 2024

No slam dunk for 76ers arena

Philadelphia When the billionaires who own the Philadelphia 76ers basketball team made their announcement on…

February 24, 2024