Hundreds of protesters, young people, families and peace activists gathered outside the BBC in Manchester at a few hours notice to protest against the Freedom Flotilla massacre.
Trade Unionists from UCU and Unite left their conferences and joined in the chanting 'BBC tell the truth'.
A spontaneous march around Manchester city centre was addressed by Tom Hickey from UCU and Martin Meyer from Unite.
The march swelled to 2000 as it returned to the BBC. Protesters blocked the Oxford road and ran at the BBC reception.
A Palestinian flag was raised over the BBC main entrance and remained there for the evening.
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