{mosimage)Hundreds of people from the Palestinian and Arab community in marched in solidarity with the Palestinian and Lebanese people yesterday in the capital city of Lima in South America. Not only do they object to ‘s onslaught of Gaza and , but also the support for both.


Included among Tuesday’s participants were representative from a large number of political parties and civic organizations.

The demonstrators carried banners and chanted slogans condemning what they described as “the Israeli war crimes.”

Participants also condemned overt American support for .

They demanded an end to Israeli attacks against innocent civilians in Palestine and , and called for the international community to work for an immediate cease-fire.

Unlike much of the western media, Peruvian media covered the march and has remained quite openly critical of Israeli policies and actions.