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    Posted November 21, 2012 by
    alanfalzon
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    Valletta, Malta
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    Solidarity peace walk for Palestinian people, 21-11-2012, Valletta

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     iReporter alanfalzon took these images of a pro-Palestinian march in Valletta, capital of Malta, on Wednesday night in the hours between the announcement of an Israeli-Gaza cease-fire and its implementation. "The atmosphere was peaceful, quiet, just showing solidarity with the Palestinian people," he said. "There were some Syrians there as well as others, they just walked and sang Free Palestine. There were children there, too, of all ages." He says Malta's unique geographical location between Europe and North Africa makes it a country close to both Europeans and the Arab community. Those marching were pleased to hear of the cease-fire, he said, although he adds: "They still insist the truce is just temporary and say that everyone needs something put in place that's ongoing, or the violence won't stop."
    - sarahbrowngb, CNN iReport producer

    Moviment Graffiti  and the Palestinian community in Malta is held a symbolic solidarity peace walk in response to the latest violent attacks by Israel against the Palestinian people in Gaza. The aim was to highlight the continuos violations of human rights against the Palestinian people while asking the Maltese Government to condemn these atrocities.

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