10,000 march on Qalandia in solidarity with Gaza

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Raw AP footage from tonight at Qalandia checkpoint and a West Bank hospital, posted by PBS News Hours. The caption:

10,000 marched in the West Bank city of Ramallah late Thursday to protest the IDF incursion into Gaza. Two Palestinians were reported killed in the exchange of firebombs, tear gas and gunfire with Israeli police at a checkpoint.

There are also protests in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Joseph Dana:

Given severe PA repression of protest against Israel, the sheer size of the protest tonight at Qalandia is significant.

Writes Omar Daraghmeh:

More demonstrations are expected tomorrow, the last Friday of Ramadan. The Palestinian Authority has called for a “Day of Rage”.

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