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تجمع صدها هزار نفری در اعتراض به قوانین مالکیت اسلحه در آمریکا

هزار نفر در پایتخت و همین‌طور در دیگر شهرهای ایالات متحده برای مهار اسلحه تظاهرات کردند. تظاهرات در برخی شهرهای بزرگ کشورهای دیگر هم برگزار شد. این تظاهرات به ابتکار خانواده قربانیان و آسیب‌دیدگان تیراندازی اخیر در دبیرستان پارکلند فلوریدا برگزار شده؛ واقعه‌ای که در آن ۱۷ نفر کشته شدند. معترضان خواستار تغییر قوانین درباره دست‌رسی و حمل اسلحه هستند.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

': Students' rallying cry to half a million anti-gun protesters at historic March For Our Lives in DC, as George and Amal Clooney and a host of famous faces join them in a day of global action

  • In Washington DC alone, an estimated 800,000 people packed out Pennsylvania Avenue for the march 
  • They watched speeches from Parkland shooting survivors and heard performances from celebrities
  • Another 800 events were held in cities around the US and world in a coordinated protest against guns 
  • George Clooney, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Steven Spielberg, Glenn Close and Cher were all in DC 
  • The event was organized by the survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on February 14
  • Students David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez were among the speakers on Saturday urging youngsters to vote
  • Martin Luther King Jr's granddaughter Yolanda, nine, also spoke as did other young victims of gun violence
  • President Trump, who ordinarily tweets on the weekends, was silent on the matter on social media  

Hundreds of thousands of people from around the world turned out for March For Our Lives events against gun violence on Saturday in a coordinated global protest that was organized by the teenage survivors of the Parkland massacre. 

The main event was held in Washington DC where survivors from Stoneman Douglas High School gave passionate speeches calling for gun reform. 

They were joined by a raft of stars including George and Amal Clooney, who donated $500,000 to the event, Jimmy Fallon, Steven Spielberg, Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus. 

Another 800 events were held around the world for the same cause. 

The DC march began at noon on Pennsylvania Avenue but large crowds had already formed by 8.30am, hours before the official event began. The crowd grew in size until an estimated 800,000 people were together.

Between noon and 3pm, 20 young speakers gave speeches and celebrity singers including Andra Day and Jennifer Hudson performed in front of the crowds.  

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Hundreds of thousands of people filled Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC on Saturday for the March For Our Lives against gun violence 

 

The DC march began on Pennsylvania Avenue at noon on Saturday. It has been organized by the teenage survivors of the Parkland shooting on February 14 

Hours before the event began, the streets in DC were filled and students the crowds looked towards the Capitol where a stafe was set up 
 

Hours before the event began, the streets in DC were filled and students the crowds looked towards the Capitol where a stafe was set up 

The March For Our Lives in Washington DC on Saturday concluded with a performance from Jennifer Hudson who, afterwards, was joined on the stage by the 20 young speakers from the event. They included Parkland school shooting survivors

The March For Our Lives in Washington DC on Saturday concluded with a performance from Jennifer Hudson who, afterwards, was joined on the stage by the 20 young speakers from the event. They included Parkland school shooting survivors

Hudson is a victim of gun violence too. Her mother, brother and nephew were all murdered in 2008. They were shot to death. She is pictured hugging Stoneman Douglas student Emma Gonzalez as 11-year-old Naomi Wadler, one of the event speakers, looks out towards the crowd 

Hudson is a victim of gun violence too. Her mother, brother and nephew were all murdered in 2008. They were shot to death. She is pictured hugging Stoneman Douglas student Emma Gonzalez as 11-year-old Naomi Wadler, one of the event speakers, looks out towards the crowd 

Emma Gonzalez, one of the most vocal of the event organizers, went silent on stage until she had been there for 6 minutes and 20 seconds, the amount of time it took gunman Nikolas Cruz to murder 17 people at Stoneman Douglas on February 14 

Emma Gonzalez, one of the most vocal of the event organizers, went silent on stage until she had been there for 6 minutes and 20 seconds, the amount of time it took gunman Nikolas Cruz to murder 17 people at Stoneman Douglas on February 14 

Parkland survivor David Hogg, 17, was among the 20 young speakers at the Washington DC event. At the end of his impassioned speech, he took a presidential tone and said: 'Thank you, I love you all.  God bless you and God bless the United States of America'

Parkland survivor David Hogg, 17, was among the 20 young speakers at the Washington DC event. At the end of his impassioned speech, he took a presidential tone and said: 'Thank you, I love you all.  God bless you and God bless the United States of America'

 

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