9 August 2014: The biggest ever UK demonstration for Gaza
We said it would be the UK's biggest demonstration for Gaza ever and it was. On Saturday 9 August, 150,000 marched from BBC Broadcasting House to Hyde Park, passing the US Embassy on the way.
So many people turned up that when the front of the march reached Hyde Park, the back still had not left the BBC. We marched to demand an end to Israel's barbaric assault on Gaza, to call on the British government to implement an immediate embargo on arms sales to Israel, and to show Palestinians facing Israel's war crimes that they are not alone.
Tariq Ali tells the BBC why there is so much anger over its Gaza reporting
Barnaby Raine, who organised the Jewish bloc on the march says why he as a Jew was marching
Stop the War Coalition convenor Lindsey German speaks in Hyde Park
Tariq Ali speaks in Hyde Park
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