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Protesters Rally in DC Against AIPAC and US Policy in the Middle East

© International Action Center (via Twitter)Activists protest US policy concerning US foreign policy regarding the Middle East in front of the White House on March 20, 2016
Activists protest US policy concerning US foreign policy regarding the Middle East in front of the White House on March 20, 2016 - Sputnik International
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Dozens of activists took to the streets in Washington to rally against the Israeli lobby and against United States foreign policy regarding Israel and Palestine.

Protesters rallied in front of the White House and in front of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, a lobbying group that advocates pro-Israel policies.

​​Activists carried signs that said "Free Palestine," "Say No to Israeli Apartheid," and "Stop All US Aid to Israel."

​Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump is speaking at the AIPAC policy conference in Washington this week. Trump has said "there is nobody more pro-Israel than I am."

​Trump has said "there is nobody more pro-Israel than I am."

At least one activist said he was attacked.

​However, much of the demonstration was very calm and, although many police were present…

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