CHICAGO (CBS) –More than 1,000 people showed up to a rally downtown Saturday to show support for Palestine. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports it started at Michigan and Congress at round 3 p.m.
The group then marched through the Loop to Federal Plaza under the watchful eye of Chicago Police.READ MORE: Chicago Police Restrict Time Off For Officers Amid Battle Between City Hall, FOP Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
The group is protesting Israel’s actions in Gaza where officials say more than a thousand people have been killed as a result of Israeli bombings. Most of those casualties are civilians.