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Protesters in Black Lives Matter march demonstrate against Israel in DC

The chant “Israel, we know you murder children, too” could be heard amid “Black Lives Matter” and “Palestinian Lives Matter” chants. Protesters at a demonstration in Washington, DC, linking Black Lives Matter and the Palestinian cause chanted “Israel, we know you, you murder children, too.” The demonstration Wednesday was billed as an event in support of the Day of Rage called by the Palestinian Authority and other groups to protest Israel’s announced plan to annex up to 30% of the West Bank on or after July 1. Chants also alternated between “Black lives matter!” and “Palestinian lives matter!” The march, from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol building, was led by a Harvard student, Christian Tabash, who read a poem about Israel’s crimes against Palestinian Muslims, according to the Examiner. The poem referred to Israel as “puppet master of continents,” an age-old conspiracy theory that Jews run the world…..Read More