Demonstration in Support of Palestinians as Mideast Leaders Meet in Paris
Hundreds of Palestinian students gathered in Paris late Wednesday for anti-Israeli demonstration over the ongoing violence in Gaza and the West Bank, police said.
The demonstration, called by the General Union of Palestinian Students, was attended by between 800 and 900 people who protested calmly for two hours, police said.
It took place as Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak held crisis talks with US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in a bid to find a solution to the spiraling violence.
Sixty-eight people have been killed in one week of clashes sparked by last Thursday's visit by opposition leader Ariel Sharon to the mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem -- PARIS (AFP)
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