Vigil commemorating two year anniversary of Gaza invasion

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Mon, 08/15/2016 - 5:00pm
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Gaza commemoration

Two years ago, the Israeli army began one of its bloodiest attacks on Palestinians in Gaza.

That fighting went on for fifty-one days, lasting from July 8 through August 27.

Well over two thousand Gazans were killed, upwards of seventy percent of them civilians.

Sixty-six Israeli soldiers and six civilians died.

Several organizations including the group Jewish Voice for Peace held a demonstration yesterday to commemorate Gaza and protest the occupation.

KBOO was there, and brings us the voices of people speaking at the event.

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