By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – In MacArthur Park Saturday, demonstrators in support of Palestinians gathered for a rally and car-caravan.

“This is not a struggle against religion. This is a struggle against white supremacy,” Rebecca Jackson, from the Socialist Unity Party, said into a microphone at the rally. “Israel is a white supremacist, capitalist state who viewed the indigenous people of Palestine as less than human.”

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Several groups showed their support for Palestinians at the rally, including the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California, Union del Barrio and the Harriet Tubman Center For Social Justice.

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Saturday marks the first full day of a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine.

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