On Friday, a group of pro-Palestine demonstrators moves down Nashville’s 7th Ave. en route to the Tennessee Capitol. (Photo: John Partipilo)
Hundreds of Tennesseans marched through the streets of downtown Nashville on Friday night to support Palestine and protest treatment of Palestinian civilians in the recent Israel-Palestine conflict.
Many of the approximately 800 attendees were of Palestinian descent.
“We will sacrifice our blood and souls for Palestine,” was a refrain chanted by marchers in Arabic through the event.
The even was the second held by Palestinian activists in Nashville over the last week, with a vigil being held Tuesday night.
After 11 days of fighting, Israel and the Palestinian resistance group Hamas declared a cease fire that went into effect on Friday.
Photojournalist John Partipilo attended the demonstration and captured the scenes.
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