Day 12, Protests Around the World in Support of Palestinian Hunger StrikersQuicklink submitted By David William Pear Permalink
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Several members of the European parliament organised a sit-in in solidarity with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners yesterday.
Chair of Delegation for relations with Palestine Neoklis Sylikiotis organized the event which took place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.
Among the participants was MEP Martina Anderson, an Irish politician from Northern Ireland who had spent 12 years in British jails. Anderson tweeted photos from the sit-in.
Parliament members from Sweden, Greece, France, Italy, Spain, Britain, Austria, Denmark and Portugal took part in the sit-in.