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Protesters rally in US cities, call for ceasefire in Gaza

ro-Palestinian activists carry a Palestinian flag during a Nakba Day demonstration outside the state capitol in Austin, Texas, US, May 19

Israelis and others hold banners and placards calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and the return of Israeli captives at an antiwar rally in Union Square in New York City, US, May 19

Pro-Palestinian protesters rally for a ceasefire in Gaza in Dearborn, Michigan, US, May 19

Large demonstration in Peshawar in support of Gaza

Thousands of protesters marched in the Pakistani city of Peshawar late on Sunday in support of the people of Gaza, demanding an end to Israel’s war on the enclave. The march was led by supporters of Pakistan’s Jamaat-e-Islami party and people chanted slogans in solidarity with the Palestinian people.

The demonstrators were led by the party’s leader, Hafiz Naeem ur Rehman.