Israeli Protesters Condemn Aleppo Violence: ‘Stop War Crimes Now!’

People hold banners during a demonstration for peace in Syria and against bombings on Aleppo in front of the Reichstag building which houses Germany's Bundestag lower house of parliament, on December 17, 2016 in Berlin. / AFP / John MACDOUGALL (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

The Times of Israel reports: Hundreds of Israelis gathered in downtown Tel Aviv on Sunday night to protest the international community’s failure to stop the reported massacres of civilians trapped in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.

Forming a human chain along the half-kilometer stretch between the Russian and US embassies, Jewish and Muslim demonstrators carried signs reading “Stop war crimes now!” and “Stop the holocaust in Aleppo.”

“I’m here doing the only thing I can, because I feel powerless in this ordeal,” one protester told a JTA reporter. “There are people who are suffering, so we have to do something.”

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