At the least six Jewish protesters taking part in a Professional-Palestine rally outdoors Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Boston workplace had been arrested on Wednesday, The Boston Globe reported.
Individuals within the demonstration, organized by the group IfNotNow, had been calling for the senator to push for de-escalation within the battle between Israel and Hamas and a ceasefire in Gaza.
Based on the Globe, those that had been arrested entered into the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Federal Constructing and refused to go away in an try to stage a sit-in outdoors Warren’s workplace.
Movies posted by the group confirmed people being escorted out of the constructing.
Rabbi Rebecca Zimmerman Hornstein was one in all a number of audio system on the rally outdoors of the constructing, in accordance with the Globe. She known as on Warren to work towards permitting humanitarian help in Gaza and make sure the launch of the Israelis who had been taken hostage by Hamas.
“The occasions of the final 10 days have proven us that there isn’t a such factor as security for some except there may be security for everybody,” she stated, in accordance with the newspaper.
The rally outdoors Warren’s workplace was not the one pro-Palestine demonstrations within the space on Wednesday. Based on the Globe, about 200 folks participated in a “die-in” outdoors of Harvard Enterprise Faculty, protesting the Israeli authorities’s airstrikes and blockade of the Gaza Strip.
Based on the Related Press, greater than 4,000 folks have been killed because the battle started on Oct. 7 when Hamas militants launched a brutal shock assault on Israelis.
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