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  • "That's precisely what they are doing. The last I heard 350 people including 80 children had been slaughtered by the Israelis. Imagine the good people of Portsmouth coming over and massacring a yearsworth of primary school kids. Who in Southampton would stand idly by and do nothing. Who, elsewhere in Hampshire, would almost stand and cheer as those people are killed. I publically call on you to condemn the Israeli attrocities, Dai Rear..."
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Rally in protest at Gaza conflict attracts hundreds to Southampton Guildhall

Hundreds expected to protest in Southampton at Gaza conflict

Hundreds expected to protest in Southampton at Gaza conflict

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Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

HUNDREDS of people have taken to the streets of Southampton today in protest over the conflict in Gaza.

Chants of "Free Palestine" can be heard across the city centre as people make their voices heard over the ongoing crisis.

Hundreds of people have lost their lives in the conflict between Israel and Palestinians.

Daily Echo:

The Southampton demo marched from the Guildhall before ending at the BBC South headquarters.

Today’s protest saw significantly more protestors taking part in the march than a similar one on Tuesday.

Abdullah Catell, who organised the demo, said: "We are praying all the time for these people.

"We need to unite everyone, from all different political parties and faiths.

"This is not a lone protest - this is the start of a movement."

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