Irish folk legend Tommy Sands joins the Sheikh Jarrah Protest

mariosavio — 19 June 2010 — Irish folk legend Tommy Sands performed in front of a crowd of hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians who came to the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in East Jerusalem for the weekly Friday demonstration to protest against house evictions of Palestinians by Israeli courts and settlers.

After the performance, the demonstrators marched in the streets of the neighbourhood. Israeli police tried to prevent them from marching, but was unable to stop them due to the large numbers of demonstrators.

2 thoughts on “Irish folk legend Tommy Sands joins the Sheikh Jarrah Protest”

  1. With the huge picket and Oakland dockworkers refusal to unload the Zim ship, and now this inspiring video, dare we have more hope about the freedom of Palestine?

  2. Video of demonstrators marching in an act of civil disobedience after the performance. Police was helpless:

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