Pro-Palestinian protesters have targeted branches of the UK’s Barclays bank with red paint

by Abbas Adil

Shafaqna India: Pro-Palestinian activists have targeted 20 Barclays branches in England and Scotland, urging the bank to divest from Israel’s weapons trade. Some branches were also vandalized, with broken windows reported.

According to Palestine Action, the protests were carried out to “demand the bank divests from Israel’s weapons trade and fossil fuels.” The group stated it will continue targeted actions until Barclays stops investing in specific companies.

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