Anti-Israel protesters in Washington, DC, attempted to storm the White House during a large demonstration.
They chanted slogans calling for the destruction of Israel and a Palestinian state.
The protesters also called for a ceasefire in Gaza and an end to US aid to Israel.
🚨#BREAKING: Pro-Palestinian protesters are now climbing up the on the White house fence as they throw objects at the Secret Service⁰⁰📌#Washington | #DC ⁰⁰Currently, thousands of Pro-Palestine supporters have gathered at the White House after today’s large march against US… pic.twitter.com/dnvjr6bjXz
— R A W S A L E R T S (@rawsalerts) November 5, 2023
Some protesters vandalized war memorials in the vicinity of the White House.
There were similarities to the Black Lives Matter riots of May 2020.
Senator Mike Lee noted the contrasting treatment of pro-Palestinian protesters and conservatives.
I deleted an earlier post. This protest chant was, ‘We don’t want two states, we want ’48!’ pic.twitter.com/CLS6GNUift
— Steven Nelson (@stevennelson10) November 5, 2023
The protesters also expressed resentment towards President Joe Biden for supporting Israel’s war effort against Hamas.
Pro-Palestine protestors have defaced and vandalized multiple statutes near The White House pic.twitter.com/lPQRmHwstK
— Wid Lyman (@Wid_Lyman) November 5, 2023
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