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In pictures: Gaza peace march through Preston city centre

Posted on - 27th July, 2014 - 3:00pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Politics, Preston City Centre
The march making its way past Preston's covered market

The march making its way past Preston’s covered market

Palestinian flags flew in the centre of Preston again on Saturday as hundreds joined a peace march.

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Protesters called for an end to the worsening situation in the Middle East and held a rally on the Flag Market.

It followed a march on Saturday 12 July held by charity Children of the Ghetto who also called for the Palestinian flag to be raised above Preston’s Town Hall.

On Friday there was a u-turn by the city council who raised the Palestinian flag above the Town Hall only to then say they would be replacing it with a peace flag.

Local photographer John Newsham snapped some pictures from Saturday’s march.

Did you take part in the march? Let us know in the comments below

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