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Protest in Mexico City Turns Violent as Molotov Cocktails Burn Israeli Embassy
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By Anthony Haddad
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May 29, 2024

A 200-person protest in Mexico City against the Gaza war turns violent outside the Israeli embassy, with clashes and stone-throwing following an Israeli attack in Rafah that killed 45 people. A video depicts the embassy set ablaze by Molotov cocktails. (Screenshot/YouTube/The Free Press Journal)

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According to Al Jazeera, a 200-person protest against the war on Gaza took place in Mexico City on Tuesday.

The demonstrators gathered outside the Israeli embassy under the banner “Urgent Action for Rafah.”

Police confronted the protesters, leading some to break down barriers. Protesters, wearing face coverings, threw stones at the riot police blocking their path.

The police responded by deploying tear gas and throwing stones back at the crowd.

The protest was organized after an Israeli attack on a displacement camp outside Rafah on Sunday evening, which Palestinian officials say killed 45 people and sparked an inferno.

In addition to the Al Jazeera report, The Free Press Journal, an Indian English-language daily, posted a video depicting the protest that resulted in setting the Israeli Embassy ablaze with Molotov cocktails.

See more information by checking out Al Jazeera and The Free Press Journal.

 

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Anthony W. Haddad, who graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with his undergraduate degree and has an MBA at Fresno State, is the Swiss Army knife of GV Wire. He writes stories, manages social media, and represents the organization on the ground.

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