Fury as 'ONE MILLION' pro-Palestine protesters set to march through London on Armistice Day

Fury as 'ONE MILLION' pro-Palestine protesters set to march through London on Armistice Day

A pro-Palestine march set to go ahead on Remembrance Day has been condemned as 'disgraceful' after organisers called on activists to congregate nationwide on November 11

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Georgina Cutler

By Georgina Cutler


Published: 02/11/2023

- 16:30

Updated: 03/11/2023

- 08:25

A pro-Palestine group has urged its followers to use the coming weekend to 'prepare' for the November 11 march

A pro-Palestine march set to go ahead on Remembrance Day has been condemned as "disgraceful" after organisers called on activists to congregate nationwide on November 11.

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) announced that it plans to carry out the "Million March for Palestine" on Armistice Day which could disrupt the two minute silence being held at 11am.


In a statement post on social media, PSC urged its followers to use the coming weekend to "prepare" for the march in response to Israel's ground invasion of Gaza.

Writing online, the group said: “On Saturday 4 November, join an action in your local area to call for a #CeasefireNOW and build for the next National march on November 11.”

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The pro-Palestine campaign also named locations across the country for activists to congregate on November 4, including eight in London.

But the proposals have received huge backlash with some suggesting the group are "inflaming tensions unnecessarily".

One person wrote: "It’s disgraceful. Asking for trouble. Day picked precisely to antagonise."

Another added: "It’s disgusting. So disrespectful of the people killed in the war. It won’t make the slightest difference to the events in the Middle East either!"

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A third said: "I can see this being the last straw for a lot of people if any issues occur on the 11th. The police need to get a grip on this situation before it gets out of control."

The Met police has confirmed they are aware of plans for pro-Palestine protesters to march on Saturday, November 11.

A spokesperson said: "We are aware of speculation that campaigners are planning a pro-Palestinian march in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday.

"We are aware of speculation that campaigners are planning a pro-Palestinian march in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday.

PSC urged its followers to use the coming weekend to 'prepare' for the march in response to Israel's ground invasion of GazaX

"We are aware of speculation that campaigners are planning a pro-Palestinian march in Whitehall on Remembrance Sunday."

GB News presenter Martin Daubney also criticised the timing of the planned march.

He wrote on social media: "Saturday November 11th is #ArmisticeDay. Historically we observe a two-minute silence to mark the end of WWI This year, it seems the pro-Palestine mob are hell-bent on desecrating this moment.

"If the police allow this to happen, cicvil disobedience will surely break out."

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