2000 Israelis and Arabs march in Jerusalem to support Palestinian independence

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Jews and Palestinians holding signs saying, 'Everyone has the right to live in an independent country.'
check out the amusing advertising on Haaretz
where the article was found
....Approximately 2,000 Palestinians and Israelis (I thought Haaretz said thousands? I feel misled) took part in the "March for Independence" Friday, calling for the recognition of a Palestinian state. Although the organizers of the march issued a statement saying the march was carried out peacefully, police had to intervene and separate right-wing and left-wing activists. The event was coordinated with the police, and organizers had pledged to prevent any violence from breaking out, despite the expected right-wing counter-protests. The event was coordinated with the police, and organizers had pledged to prevent any violence from breaking out, despite the expected right-wing counter-protests.  Participants in the march held signs quoting South African leader and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela saying "only free men can negotiate", while others bore slogans calling for support of Palestinian independence. Several MKs participated in the march, including Zehava Galon of Meretz and Dov Hanin of Hadash. Other prominent public figures took part as well, such as former Speaker of the Knesset Avraham Burg and former Attorney General Michael Ben Yair. via haaretz.com
the original post said thousands of protesters on the Haaretz website. The reality in the actual writing was 2000 people. Which sounds about right.via haaretz.com

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