Protests in Istanbul and Austin demand freedom for prisoners, end to attacks

Protesters in Istanbul, Turkey expressed their solidarity with Palestinians under attack by occupation forces on Saturday. Participants included Palestinians in Turkey and Turkish left-wing organizations expressing their solidarity with Palestine.

They carried photos and posters of the Palestinian prisoners in occupation jail, demanding their immediate release, an end to the raids and attacks, and the end of Palestinian Authority security coordination with the occupation.

In Austin, Texas, United States, Palestinians and solidarity activists gathered to denounce the attacks and demand an end to the mass arrests of Palestinians, including the ongoing targeting and imprisonment of Palestinian children. Protesters carried signs at a busy road, distributing information and garnering support from motorists and passers-by. They are planning a follow-up protest on July 9, the anniversary of the International Court of Justice advisory opinion on the illegality of the Apartheid Wall.