20,000 march in Kolkata in show of support for Israel

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20,000 march in Kolkata in show of support for Israel

Protest organizer says India and Israel, ‘surrounded by very tough neighbors,’ are united in peace

By Amanda Borschel-Dan August 17, 2014, 3:19 pm

via 20,000 march in Kolkata in show of support for Israel | The Times of Israel.

20,000 pro-Israel protesters march in Kolkata, India, August 16, 2014. (courtesy Hindu Samhati)

In what is being called by organizers the biggest pro-Israel, anti-terrorist rally in recent years, an estimated 20,000 gathered in India on Saturday in a show of solidarity with Israel.

Protesters holding pro-Israel banners marched through the streets of Kolkata, while community heads delivered speeches proclaiming Israel’s right to defend itself against Hamas.

“The destiny of both India and Israel as thriving democracies are intertwined. We both share the same values,” said rally organizer Tapan Ghosh.

The August 16 event was organized by a political movement known…

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