6 July 2024 Palestine: “the cause of our generation”

These words of the president of Alex Gordon, President of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers resounded on the Embankment in London this afternoon (6th July 2024). His was among the several stirring speeches at the culmination of the 16fh national march calling for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Gaza since 7 October 2023.

It was a remark that echoed how Britons rallied in support of Spanish republicans in the 1930s.

Other speakers addressing thousands near Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament. included Jeremy Corbyn, MP and Leanne Mohamed, who narrowly failed in the contest against Wes Streeting in Ilford North. The mood of the hour was summed up by a speaker’s promise; we will keep on marching until the Government stops colluding in a genocide.

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