Thousands of people supported this Saturday at Donostia the demonstration called by the citizens’ initiative ‘Gernika-Palestina’ in solidarity with the Palestinian people and to demand that there be an “immediate end to the genocide committed by Israel in Gaza”, as well as a “just and democratic” solution in the politics of this conflict”. Among the protesters, representatives of political parties such as the representatives of EH Bildu Mertxe Aizpurua and Oskar Matute or the general secretary of Podemos Euskadi, stand. Pilar Garrido.
The spokespersons for the initiative Agus Hernan and Zurine Rodriguez, In the media statements before the start of the march, highlighted the support achieved in the last few days, with 155 endorsements from various agents and social and cultural entities, as well as the ” political, social and union mainstreaming” achieved.
“Many years have passed since there was a demonstration of this type, with unity and the ability to unite different people, as well as a manifesto that unites different sectors and personalities. This is something unprecedented”, Hernan checked.
Likewise, it asked for humanitarian aid, as well as a “ceasefire, safe humanitarian corridors and the ability to open a space for dialogue and understanding to move towards a just and lasting peace which allows Palestinian and Israeli citizens. live in peace”.
The march started at 5:30 pm from the tunnel Ancient where hangs a large sign that reads ‘Gaza SOS’. The demonstration, led by ikurriñas and Palestinian flags, began behind a banner with the motto ‘Palestinarekin alkartasuna. Konponbide politicos ordain (Solidarity with Palestine. Political solution now), covered by some of the signatories of the manifesto-like the journalist Marcelo Otamendithe actor Gorka Otxoa or the former rector of UPV/EHU Nekane Balluerka
Thousands of people walked the streets of San Sebastian, where they chanted slogans showing the unity of Palestine called for a boycott of Israel and demanded that it cease “the genocide.”
Among the protesters, there were political and trade union representatives, including several representatives of EH Bildu with Mertxe Aizpurua, Oskar Matute, Fernando Barrena or Arkaitz Rodríguezand a delegation from Podemos Euskadi composed of Pilar Garrido and Marivi Eizagirre.