Raw: Pro-Gaza protests sweep US, Germany, Portugal & UK (Video)
Pro-Palestinian demonstrations gripped several countries on Friday. Around 1,500 protesters marched to the offices of Fox News Corporation and CNN in New York City, Friday, to demonstrate against what they see as the mainstream media’s strong pro-Israel bias. Meanwhile, pro-Israeli protesters staged a counter-demonstration across the street. Hundreds of people protested against Israel’s military incursion into Gaza outside the Israeli embassy in Lisbon, while pro-Gaza protesters took to the streets of London and Berlin.
India landslide death toll rises
At least 30 people killed and more than 150 feared trapped after landslide buried houses in Maharashtra state.
Heavy rain has hampered rescue efforts to dig through a remote village in western India where at least 30 people died as a landslide swept away scores of houses, possibly trapping many more people under debris, officials said.
They had already worked through the night using floodlights mounted on jeeps and earthmoving vehicles to pull eight injured people out of the mud and twisted wreckage, Vitthal Banot, a disaster management official, said on Thursday.
They were taken to a nearby government-run hospital, but their injuries were not life threatening.
RAW: Anger & unrest at London protest over ‘BBC bias’ on Gaza (Video)
Protests against BBC coverage of Israeli military operation against the Palestinian refugee population in the Gaza strip are erupting across the UK, with thousands joining a call for fair, unbiased and contextual reporting of the events on the ground.