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Last Updated: Thursday, 11 August 2005, 21:37 GMT 22:37 UK
In pictures: Tel Aviv protest
Tens of thousands rally against Gaza pullout in downtown Tel Aviv
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With less then a week before Jewish settlements are removed from Gaza, tens of thousands of Israelis have rallied in Tel Aviv to protest against the pullout.
Man and child at anti-disengagement protest
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Many have vowed to boycott the evacuation, and there are fears of possible clashes with the authorities.
Anti-disengagement protesters holding banners
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Some of the angriest comments on banners likened the plan to ethnic cleansing.
Israeli youth with face wrapped in orange ribbon holding bird
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Many protesters wore orange clothes or ribbons - the colour chosen as a symbol by the protest movement.
Statue of slain Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
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Rabin Square, where the rally took place, is the site where former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was killed by a Jewish extremist in 1995.
Israeli protesters holding anti-disengagement banner at Tel Aviv rally
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Some banners urged US President George W Bush to stop the withdrawal.
Israeli children planting tree
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Meanwhile, in the Gaza Strip settlement of Kfar Darom, which will be evacuated, Israeli children were caught on camera while planting a tree.


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