Pro-Palestinian protesters march through streets in the Loop, demand ceasefire in Gaza

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Thursday, May 30, 2024
Pro-Palestinian protesters march through streets in downtown
Pro-Palestinian protesters marched through streets in the Loop in downtown Chicago Wednesday, demanding a ceasefire for the war in Gaza.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Pro-Palestinian protesters marched through downtown Chicago Wednesday afternoon.

They are demanding a ceasefire in the war in Gaza. Protester's calls have intensified over the Israeli assault on Rafah.

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An Israeli airstrike in Rafah has been blamed for the deaths of 45 Palestinians at a refugee camp over the weekend.

The protest march was recently near Dearborn and Wacker in the Loop.

Chopper 7 was over the scene as protesters appeared to fill city streets and block traffic.

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