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Sit-in at European Parliament in support Of Palestinian hunger strikers

MEPs protests outside the Brussels Parliament's Chamber on April 27, 2017 [Martina Anderson/Twitter]
MEPs protests outside the Brussels Parliament's Chamber on April 27, 2017 [Martina Anderson/Twitter]

Several members of the European parliament organised a sit-in in solidarity with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners yesterday.

Chair of Delegation for relations with Palestine Neoklis Sylikiotis organised the event which took place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.

Among the participants was MEP Martina Anderson, an Irish politician from Northern Ireland who had spent 12 years in British jails. Anderson tweeted photos from the sit-in.

Parliament members from Sweden, Greece, France, Italy, Spain, Britain, Austria, Denmark and Portugal took part in the sit-in.

Representative of the Palestinian embassy in Brussels Adel Attiyeh also took part in the gathering.

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Image of students from the University of Manchester on December 11, 2016 [@IsraelWC/Facebook]

Image of students
from the University of Manchester on December 11, 2016 [@IsraelWC/Facebook]

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