May 16, 2021 - World

In photos: Protests in U.S., across the world over Israeli–Palestinian conflict

 Activists and protesters march in support of Palestine near the Washington monument in Washington, DC
A protest march in support of Palestinians near the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. on May 15. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

Thousands of people rallied across the U.S. and the world Saturday following days of violence in Gaza and Israel that's killed at least 145 Palestinians, including 41 children, and eight Israelis, per AP.

The big picture: Most demonstrations were in support of Palestinians. There were tense scenes between pro-Israeli government protesters and pro-Palestinian demonstrators in Winnipeg, Canada, and Leipzig, Germany, but no arrests were made, CBS News and DW.com report.

Police arrest a protester at a demonstration organized by the Standing Together Movement, which calls Arabs and Jews to unite
Police arrest a protester in Jerusalem at a May 15 demonstration organized by the Standing Together Movement, which calls on Arab and Jewish people to unite and demands the end of attacks on both Israel and Gaza. Photo: Daniel Rolider/Getty Images
Thousands gather during a rally to support Palestine at Copley Square in Boston, Massachusetts on May 15
Thousands gather during a rally to support Palestininians at Copley Square in Boston on May 15. Photo: Joseph PreziosoAFP via Getty Images
A Pro-Palestine Protestor stands in a cloud of tear gas as a Protest in Solidarity with Palestine turns violent on May 15, 2021 in Paris, France.
A protester stands shrouded in tear gas at a Protest in Solidarity with Palestine rally in Paris, France, on May 15. Police arrested 44 people at the banned rally, per France 24. Photo by Kiran Ridley/Getty Images
People gather in Brooklyn to demonstrate in support of Palestinians in New York City, United States on May 15
People gather in Brooklyn, New York, to demonstrate in support of Palestinians. Photo: Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Thousands fill Nathan Phillips Squareas the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM) hold a demonstration against the Israel/Gaza Strip clashes.
Thousands fill Nathan Phillips Square as the Palestinian Youth Movement leads a demonstration against the Israel-Gaza Strip clashes in Toronto, Canada, May 15. Photo: Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images
People carry the Palestinian flag during a march to the Houston City Hall on May 15, 2021 in Houston, Texas.
People carry the Palestinian flag during a May 15 march to the Houston City Hall in Houston. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images
Protesters take part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration on May 15, 2021 in Berlin.
A pro-Palestinian demonstration in Berlin, on May 15. Photo: Stefanie Loos/AFP via Getty Images
People demonstrate in support of Palestine during the Los Angeles
People demonstrate in support of Palestinians in Los Angeles on May 15. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images
 Demonstrators on the wall and gates to Kensington Palace near to the Israeli embassy in London, during a march in solidarity with the people of Palestine amid the ongoing conflict with Israel.
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators at Kensington Palace near the Israeli Embassy in London on May 15. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images
A man, claiming to have been a member of the Israeli army for 32 years, runs waving the flags of Israel and the US at a rally in support of Palestine in Copley Square in Boston, Massachusetts, May 15
A pro-Israeli government supporter in Copley Square in Boston May 15. Photo: Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images
 Riot police use a water cannon against pro-Palestinian protesters as they clash during a demonstration outside the Israeli embassy in Athens, Greece, May 15
Riot police use water cannon on pro-Palestinian protesters outside the Israeli embassy in Athens, Greece, May 15. Photo: Dimitris Lampropoulos/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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