Parents and children gathered outside Islington Town Hall this morning taking part in a global call-out to strike in support of Palestine. The youngsters wrote letters and created artwork before marching to the constituency office of Shadow Attorney General Emily Thornberry.
There, one young person read out a poem she’d written, and we also heard a moving poem written as part of a journal by a Gazan child.
In front of Thornberry’s office, the children laid out pairs of small shoes to symbolise the huge number (estimated to be as high as 15,000) of Palestinian children murdered so far in Israel’s bombing and occupation. They also posted their letters through the door before clearing up and leaving.