Hundreds of campaigners staged protests outside several defense factories in the latest demonstration against arms being sent to the Israeli regime.

Iran PressEurope: The demonstrators are urging BAE and other companies to end their ties with Israel and cease all weapons, defense and supplies trading with them.

They are also calling on the UK Government to back a permanent ceasefire in Gaza and are calling for an end to the occupation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

Campaign group Workers for a Free Palestine said it had blockaded sites in Bournemouth, Glasgow, Brighton and Lancashire.

More than 16,000 Palestinians have been killed since the start of the conflict – 70 percent of those killed are women and children according to the Gaza Ministry of Health.

According to the UN figures from before the seven-day ceasefire, 80 percent of Gaza’s 2.3 million citizens have been displaced. 219

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