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Rally for Gaza in Nagoya

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People take part in a street protest against Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip at Hikari Plaza in Nagoya on Sunday.

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Well done Nagoya, all you need is to be human to stand up for genocide.

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Well done Nagoya, all you need is to be human to stand up for genocide.

Well said! Let your voices be heard.

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Doesn't look like many were there.

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Doesn't look like many were there.

There were actually a lot, relatively, since it is just Nagoya. 100-200 perhaps? The were many police and a police riot truck following the group as they marched on a main road for a considerable distance. The group had its own truck as well with megaphones attached.

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They are protesting the wrong group. The terrorist group Hamas is 100% to blame for what is going on. Release all hostages and make a complete, unconditional surrender, and it will be over.

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Great attitude towards support to the mass killings of innocent civilians in Gaza. Hamas terrorist attack killed 1477 Israelis and in retaliation Israel has already killed over 34,000 Palestinians, mostly unarmed children and women, elderly people. Israel has been destroying thousands of homes, hospitals schools, acting with extremely over reaction unjustified and being condemned by International Court of Justice and over 75% of countries which are now supporting the creation of a Palestinian State.

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I would support it if the same group would also speak out vehemently against Hamas. But they don't, so no sympathy from my side.

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Does anyone know what proportion of the protesters were Japanese?

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The terrorist group Hamas is 100% to blame for what is going on.

Nelson Mandela and the ANC were also labelled as terrorists by the United States and Israel, but I don't recall the South African government bombing tents like the IDF is doing right now. Thats the sort of thing you might have heard about during World War Two, not in 2024.

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Does anyone know what proportion of the protesters were Japanese?

It was maybe 90% Japanese.

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Overall sentiment in Japan has been more in favour of Palestinian cause than Israel. You just have to check online forums like yahoo news.

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YeahRight

Today 10:18 am JST

They are protesting the wrong group. The terrorist group Hamas is 100% to blame for what is going on. Release all hostages and make a complete, unconditional surrender, and it will be over.

You could organize your own protest if you believe as strongly

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I would support it if the same group would also speak out vehemently against Hamas. But they don't, so no sympathy from my side.

THIS! exactly, it is like they give a pass on terrorist.

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"Well done Nagoya, all you need is to be human to stand up for genocide."

"stand up for genocide"? Yikes!!!

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James RogersToday 02:24 pm JST

Does anyone know what proportion of the protesters were Japanese?

It was maybe 90% Japanese.

Thanks.

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I am just posting this here.... because... Hamas doing have to be condemned, but it is disproportional... the number of deads is over 20 time over.

So was this...

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-69052857

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"Nelson Mandela and the ANC were also labelled as terrorists by the United States and Israel"

Did Nelson Mandela kidnap, murder and rape innocent civilians including children?

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Daniel Neagari

Now post all the Islamic jihadist attacks around the world from 2000. "Disproportionate"?

How many people did those flower power hippies in the Kibbutzes kill? Or how many of those kids and young men and women at the music festival kill? Disproportionate?

1 innocent civilian in Gaza is too many.

That said, if you want to talk "proportion" Islamic Jihadists have killed far more innocents that Israelis have...and they vow to kill as many as they can...again...and again...and again.

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No is listening in Israel and doesn't care.

Until Gaza is cleared and every single Palestinian is under the ground.

Heartbreaking as it is. Is seems to be the times were living in.

Israel seems to be hell bent and unstoppable in it's campaign.

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YeahRight, why do you think Hamas attacked Israel and Israelis on October 7th? Do you seriously think that was the start of this? October 7th was a reaction, admittedly an overreaction to what Israel has been doing to Palestine for years and years. In fact, it dates back to the Nakba when Palestinians were thrown off their land by Zionist terrorists. In case you didn't know Israel founding fathers were terrorists, and many Israeli Prime Ministers have been ex-terrorists.

Did you know Gaza was under siege before October 7th? Did you know the IDF occupies the rest of Palestine? Did you know Israeli illegal settlers are still stealing from and displacing Palestinians?

I wonder if you know why Hamas exists? It exists as a reaction to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. It gets support every time Israel drops a bomb on innocent civilians, every time Israel destroys a hospital, every day Israel kills vainly trying to destroy Hamas.

It may surprise you to know that many Jews actually support Palestine and many Jews hate Zionism which is a form of racism.

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There is no genocide in Gaza.

That accusation is a blood libel.

What kind of "genocide" can be ended by returning hostages?

Israel's women were taken as sex slaves. The terrorists used the word "sabaya" in the video released yesterday. It means a woman who can get pregnant taken as a sort of booty.

Israel must do everything it can to rescue these girls from being raped in dungeons.

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Where do you find out about these rallies beforehand?

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You just have to check online forums like yahoo news.

That’s not true sampling.

Did you know Gaza was under siege before October 7th? 

False. It would indeed have been a strange siege as thousands of Gazans were commuting to jobs in Israel every day.

Israel and doesn't care.

Israel is doing what every democratically elected government ought to do: protect its citizens. Considering that Hamas has said quite openly that it will continue making 10/7-style attacks, Hamas and Gazans can expect more.

Hamas doing have to be condemned, but it is disproportional... the number of deads is over 20 time over.

No war has ever been about proportionality.

Great attitude towards support to the mass killings of innocent civilians in Gaza. Hamas terrorist attack killed 1477 Israelis and in retaliation Israel has already killed over 34,000 Palestinians,

Correct your terminology. No “mass” killings - many people killed. You imply that Israel has killed civilizians in retaliation. This is not true. Hamas has always used civilians as human shields AND ****targeted Israeli civilians just the way they did on October 7.

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STOP THE GENOCIDE!!!!!...

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I am not Jewish, but those that have been demonstrating in the USA, and in other countries claiming genocide, don’t know what the hell they are talking about. Israel is not guilty of genocide. Israel was attacked on 10/7 by Hamas terrorists, who were elected by the Palestinians in 2006 as the majority party in their legislature. Look it up! Those terrorists killed over 1,200 innocent civilians, babies, children, senior citizens, men and women. Hamas started a war, not Israel. Now Israel has to eliminate Hamas in Gaza for their own survival, north to south, east to west. No one likes to see civilian casualties, but it is an unfortunate byproduct of war which is not genocide, it is war. The Palestinians should have known better than to elect a terrorist group to run their government! I think they know now it was a bad idea. Those demonstrating claiming genocide are ignorant people, and just exposing to all their own antisemitism.

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Many of the demonstrators against genocide in the US are, unlike Kyle Bluestone, Jewish. It is anti-Zionism not antisemitism. Being anti-Zionist and anti-genocide is not the same as being anti-semitic. See what Bernie Sanders, a Jew, has to say about it. Not even seeing genocide is being blind.

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Would a Palestinian state support free speech? No. Would it protect women’s rights? No. Would it allow Hamas to be a political party? Yes. Would it allow free and fair elections? No. Would it allow anti government protests? No. Would it allow pro-Zionist parties? No. Would it protect LGBTQ rights? No. There is literally no one alive in Gaza today who ever lived in Israel their so-called homeland. The goal of Hamas is the destruction of Israel. That is genocide.

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