DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of people demonstrated in Denver on Saturday to support the Palestinians. The group marched through 16th Street Mall and around the State Capitol.
The peaceful protest was one of many across the country. Dozens of riot gear policemen could be seen not far from the demonstrators.
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Protesters in Denver want Colorado leaders to condemn Israel and are calling on Congress to cut US funding for Israel.
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Palestinian supporters held a similar demonstration at the state capitol earlier this month. At the time, Israeli Defense Forces were bombing Gaza while the Palestinians were firing rockets deep into Israel.
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A ceasefire has since been reached between Israel and Hamas.