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Last Updated: Sunday, 16 May, 2004, 07:51 GMT 08:51 UK
In pictures: Israel peace rally
Israeli demonstrate in Rabin Square
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Tens of thousands of Israelis packed into Rabin Square in Tel Aviv in one of the biggest demonstrations in recent years.
Demonstrator with sign
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It was called to show support for Ariel Sharon's plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip.
Israelis hold up Peace Now banner
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Many Israelis want peace talks with the Palestinians to resume.
Demonstrators with protest sign
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Demonstrators showed their opposition to holding on to the West Bank and Gaza.
Demonstrators with protest signs
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Protesters called on the government to carry out its plan to scrap Jewish settlements.
Israeli demonstrators
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It was a massive show of strength by the peace camp which has lost ground in recent years.
Shimon Peres addresses the crowd
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Opposition Labour Party leader Shimon Peres told the crowd Israel would eventually "say good-bye" to Gaza.




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