Protesters in Prague demand NATO allies close Ukrainian airspace

(17 Apr 2024)

Prague – 17 April 2024
1. Various of protesters making and placing yellow and blue crosses (representing Ukrainian flag) into path
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Vincent Farnsworth, protester:
"This one (protest) has a specific reason, specific goal: which is saying why should America (US) be protecting Israel and not Ukraine? And I think that’s a good point."
3. Protesters marching with crosses
4. Protesters wrapped in Ukrainian flags, sign reading (English): "The fight for freedom is not over"
5. Protesters in front of French embassy
6. Various of protesters chanting, UPSOUND (English): "Less words, more actions"
7. Wide of protest, protesters chanting (English): "Close the skies"
Dozens of people gathered in front of the US, German, and French embassies in Prague on Wednesday to rally in support of the "Close the Skies" initiative, urging NATO allies to help close airspace over Ukraine.

The rally started outside the US Embassy, where 50 participants sombrely pitched crosses symbolising the lives lost in Wednesday’s attack in Chernihiv.

The group afterward marched to the German and French Embassies.

Protesters chanted slogans such as "Close the skies" and "Less words, more actions"


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