Paris March for International Women’s Day Urges Freedom for Imprisoned Palestinian Women and Girls (VIDEO)

25 Mar
7:50 PM

EuroPalestine and others marched through the streets of Paris on 8 March, International Women’s Day, to demand freedom for Palestinian women prisoners in Israeli prisons.

Joining in the large International Women’s Day demonstration, protesters marched from Republique to Opera led by a banner urging freedom for 17-year-old Palestinian prisoner Ahed Tamimi. Carrying photos of Ahed and many imprisoned Palestinian women and girls, including Shatila Abu Ayyad, Amal Taqatqa, Marah Bakir, Khalida Jarrar, Lama Bakri, Manar Shwaiki, Nariman Tamimi, Shorouq Dwayyat and others, the marchers chanted for Palestine and to build the boycott of Israel throughout the route of the march.

All photos via EuroPalestine:

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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.

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