Greece: Israel flag burned at pro-Palestine protest in Athens

Scores of protesters gathered in front of the US and Israeli embassies in Athens on Tuesday, to show their solidarity with the Palestinian people on 'Nakba Day.' Protesters climbed atop riot police vans and waved Palestinian flags while chanting slogans such as 'Free Palestine'. A group of protesters were seen burning the Israeli flag at the demo. Protesters gathered in front of the US... Еще embassy and marched towards the Israeli embassy where the demonstration concluded. Sixty Palestinians were killed during Monday protests over the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem, one day ahead of 'Nakba Day,' according to the Gaza Health Ministry. Nakba, means the 'Catastrophe' in Arabic and refers to the 1948 Palestinian exodus, where an estimated 700,000 Palestinians were expelled to make way for the newly created state of Israel.

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