French authorities mentioned 19,000 individuals demonstrated in Paris, whereas the CGT communist-led commerce union put the numbers at 60,000.
“Free Palestine” placards proliferated within the French capital, the place slogans have been heard calling for a boycott of Israel together with shouts of “Israel terrorist state”.
Authorized assistant Leila Gharbi, aged 46, held a Palestinian flag and demanded “an instantaneous ceasefire”.
Her 21 12 months outdated pupil daughter Ines needed “the barbary to cease”.
Retired 75 12 months outdated Algerian Keltoum Alouache mentioned she turned out “for the youngsters of Gaza and Palestine”.
Round forty different demonstrations have been known as throughout France, with 5,000 individuals turning out within the metropolis of Lyon, in keeping with a police estimate.
Berlin and Duesseldorf additionally noticed 1000’s march in solidarity with the Palestinians.
Many protesters got here with their households and kids.
“Cease genocide” and “Ceasefire” have been emblazoned on placards and Palestinian flags have been carried aloft.
German police estimated the group at 17,000 in Duesseldorf and 9,000 within the capital Berlin, the place some 60 arrests have been made together with on suspicion of incitement to hatred.
A number of placards taking part in down the Holocaust have been confiscated.
In Tehran, demonstrators gathered in entrance of the previous US embassy chanting “Down with USA” and “Down with Israel”.
They set ablaze an effigy of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu in addition to the US and Israel flags in entrance of flag-waving crowds.
The demonstrations come on the Islamic republic’s “day of the struggle towards international vanity”.
November 4 marks the day Iranians attacked the US embassy in 1979 and the taking of 52 American diplomats as hostages, which lasted 444 days.
Iran, which backs Hamas, has labelled the Israeli bombardment of Gaza “genocide” and lambasted Washington for its robust help of Israel.