London Gaza Protests: More anger at Sunak and Starmer

by Dara Fitzgerald, West London Socialist Party

The 13th national demo calling for a ceasefire, demanding that the UK stop arming Israel, took place in central London on 27 April. Thousands marched from Parliament Square to Hyde Park, right outside the halls of power, loudly saying: “Not in our name”.

Gaza war demo in London.
Gaza war demo in London.
Photo: Ioannis Ravanis

Buses ferried people from across the country to show their support. A very small counter-demonstration at Pall Mall was largely ignored. They only had the effect of contrasting themselves negatively against the number of supporters of stopping the war.

Socialist Party signs could be seen all along the route, and copies of the Socialist were snapped up by people looking for alternatives. Reaction against the awful positions of both Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer was widespread.

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