Paris, 21 Rabiul Awwal 1436/12 January 2015 (MINA) – Several pro-Palestinian activists rallied last night in Chatelet Square in the French capital Paris to call for lifting the Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip.
The rally was part of solidarity activities organized by the European Campaign to End the Siege on Gaza.
French activists and citizens from Arab and Muslim communities in France participated in the protest, The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
The protestors carried banners calling for opening the Rafah border crossing, reconstructing Gaza, and building Gaza harbor.
The European Campaign to End the Siege on Gaza on December 27 launched pro-Gaza solidarity events that are slated to end on January 18.
In a related context, the international popular committee for the support of Gaza called on pro-Palestinian groups to continue organizing activities in different European and foreign countries against the blockade on Gaza.
The committee urged all supporters of the Palestinian people to demand their governments and parliaments to pressure Israel to end its blockade on Gaza and its occupation of the Palestinian territories.(T/P011/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)