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People In Israel Held Up Bloody Bags Of Flour To Protest Its Military Killing Palestinians Trying To Get Food Aid

Standing Together’s co-director Alon-Lee that the news of the massacre did not reach Israel until hours after it was already in the headlines around the world.

People in Israel took to the streets to to protest Israel’s military killing more than 112 Palestinians who were trying to get food aid in northern Gaza in what is now known as the Flour Massacre.

Standing Together, a grassroots organization in Tel Aviv made up of Jews and Palestinians that seeks peace, equality and social justice, organized the protest in Israel’s capital Tel Aviv on Feb. 29, the same day as the Flour Massacre.

Standing Together’s co-director Alon-Lee Green told Almost that the news of the massacre did not hit the news in Israel until hours after it was already in the headlines around the world.

Green said that even then, the Israeli media reported that the military was investigating and then the military proceeded to blame the Palestinians in Gaza who were trying to get aid.

“We decided to protest this,” Green said. “We decided to have a rally against what is happening in Gaza, against the way it’s influencing not only Palestinians but also also Jews in Israel. We will not have a future when [Palestinians] have this kind of a future.”

He said that even though the protest was last minute, they felt it was important to organize it.

“We have to show a human position towards people that are hungry, people that are dying on the line to get food and aid,” he said.

“We understand that this is not something that will bring us security. We understand that this is their reality. It influences our reality,” he added.

More than 500 people attended the rally, holding up bags of flour painted in red and calling for a ceasefire.

“We share a land. They’re not going anywhere. We’re not going anywhere, and it’s something we need to understand,” he said. ” So we need to find a solution that brings safety and independence and freedom to all the people that live here.”

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