New York, November 10 (AP) Palestinian supporters demonstrated in the lobby of ‘The New York Times’ office in New York, demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and accusing them of not showing impartial news while covering the Israel-Hamas war. Planted.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at the media organization’s Manhattan office. Many of these people came to the courtyard of the building and staged a sit-in for more than an hour.
This demonstration was led by a group of media persons called ‘Writers Block’. Protesters cited thousands of Palestinians killed in Gaza, including at least 36 journalists.
They distributed editions of a pseudo-newspaper, ‘The New York War Crimes’, which accused the media of ‘complicity in legitimizing genocide’ and urged the editorial board of ‘The Times’ to publicly support a ceasefire. has sought.
It is not yet clear whether anyone was arrested during the demonstration on Thursday or not.
Even before this, various groups in America have demonstrated against Israel’s ongoing attacks in Gaza.
According to the Hamas-ruled Gaza administration, more than 10,800 people have died during the war in Gaza. Hamas launched an unexpected attack on Israel on October 7, after which war broke out between the two sides. At least 1,400 people have died in Israel in Hamas attacks.