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Pro-Palestine Protest Ends with Arrests in Midtown

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A pro-Palestine rally in Midtown led to arrests Friday.

Rally-goers covered themselves in fake blood and lied down on the sidewalk in protest of several banks in the city they say are supporting Israel's campaign.

We spoke with protesters who say the current conflict is not a fair fight.

"Israel is the fourth most powerful military in the world. It is not a fight what is happening there. It is not self defense," said one protester.

"The cease-fire happens when the rights of the Palestinians to live in peace and justice are met. Otherwise, an oppressed people—a people that lives under occupation—under international law, has a right to resist."

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