PHOTOS: Thousands of Calgarians rally in support of Palestine

Hundreds of demonstrators stood in front of city hall to send a message to elected officials to denounce the violence in the region that has been ongoing for the past week. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)

The third day of pro-Palestinian rallies in Calgary saw more than one thousand vehicles drive through downtown and past City Hall.

Arab and Muslim community leaders called on the Canadian government to intervene and help put an end to the most recent violence in the Middle East between Isreal and Palestine.

The demonstration, which saw several different Calgary communities came out to protest the injustices against Palestinian people, comes after the deadliest day this week of fighting between the two sides.

According to the Gaza Health Ministry, at least 192 people, including 58 children and 34 women, have been killed since the latest violence began a week ago.

Israel has reported 10 dead, including two children.

A man wearing a keffiyeh, a traditional Palestinian scarf, waves his flag in front of the Calgary tower. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
A young boy raises his fist to protest the recent violence between Israel and Palestine. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
A protester holds her hand out for peace in solidarity with Palestine (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
Demonstrators wave signs and flags past a convoy of cars driving by city hall in Calgary. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
A protester wears a mask in support of Palestine during a rally held to denounce the recent violence in the region. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
Religious leaders spoke to the crowd and prayed for the victims of the ongoing fighting. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
Sheikh Fayaz Tilly, a Calgary imam, reads out the latest death toll that has come from the most recent violence which began a week ago. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
Calgarians from different communities, both Arab and non-Arab, came out to support Palestine. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
A Palestinian flag flew high over protesters outside of City Hall (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
Hundreds of demonstrators stood in front of city hall to send a message to elected officials to denounce the violence in the region that has been ongoing for the past week. (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)
Protesters then took to the streets to end the demonstration with a march against the violence and injustice that they have been seeing for the past week (OMAR SHERIF / LIVEWIRE CALGARY)

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