Support for Gaza ceasefire brings Cardiff to a standstill

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Buoyed by the Senedd’s endorsement for an immediate call for a ceasefire in Gaza to prevent further suffering, thousands of Welsh humanitarians gathered at the Aneurin Bevan statue at the bottom of Queen Street yesterday to demand Westminster follows suit on Tuesday following a parliamentary debate on the crisis.

After a series of powerful addresses by members of the Palestinian community in Wales, the march proceeded down Castle Street, turned left along Westgate Street to the BBC Cymru offices on Wood Street before concluding at Central Railway Station.

The number of protesters was substantially higher than the previous week when the Cardiff march coincided with the Wales-Barbarians game at the Principality Stadium. Then Westgate Street had been cordoned off because of the rugby, yesterday it was blocked by thousands calling for the slaughter to stop in Gaza and for the UK government to condemn the genocide in Tuesday’s vote... FULL STORY