Huge pro-Palestine protest surrounds White House, smoke bombs set off, progressives demand 'butcher' Biden be arrested for war crimes

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Pro-Palestinian activists demanding an end to the war in Gaza staged a massive protest that surrounded the White House, and there were smoke bombs ignited. Progressives vehemently demanded that President Joe Biden be arrested for war crimes for the U.S. involvement in the Israel-Hamas War.

Thousands of demonstrators descended on Washington on Saturday to demand a ceasefire in Gaza.

Julio Rosas – National Correspondent for Blaze Media – covered the protest and posted videos on his X social media account.

The crowd chanted: "Hey Joe Biden, you’re a sellout! Pack your bags and get the hell out! Biden you're a liar! We demand a ceasefire! How many kids have you killed today!"

Rosas reported that anti-Israel protesters were holding a banner that read: "Jihad of victory or martyrdom."

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Rosas also reported from the ground that the protesters "formed a mob and chased U.S. Park Police and Secret Service out of Lafayette Square after officers apparently tried to arrest someone." He noted that law enforcement was forced out of the park and retreated to "the boundaries of the protest."

Video shows demonstrators shouting: "F*** the police!"

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We got the guillotine you better run!

Video shows vandals defacing the statue of General Comte de Rochambeau in D.C.'s Lafayette Park with graffiti.

Footage from the pro-Palestine protest shows smoke bombs ignited outside of the White House.

One protester held up a sign that read: "We got the guillotine you better run!"

The "Surround the White House" protest was partly planned by progressive Code Pink – a self-described "feminist grassroots organization working to end U.S. warfare and imperialism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect resources into healthcare, education, green jobs, and other life-affirming programs."

Code Pink said of the protest:

June 8 marks eight months of US-Israeli genocide of the Palestinian people, and marks the 54th anniversary of the occupation of Gaza. A month ago, Biden said that the invasion of Rafah was a red line. But now, the invasion of Rafah has continued for weeks, has expanded to the entire Gaza Strip, Biden's red line is nowhere to be seen. Instead of following through and stopping military aid to Israel, Biden has authorized billions more in weapons shipments to be used to kill and massacre Palestinians. Biden can't draw the line, but we can. On June 8, we will come together from across the country and surround the White House. Wearing red, and raising our demands high, we will show the world that we are the red line. We demand an immediate ceasefire, an immediate end to the siege on Gaza, the freedom of all Palestinian prisoners, and an end to the occupation of Palestine.

A member of Code Pink wore a large Biden face and was dressed in a black and white prison uniform.

Code Pink posted a video of the Biden impersonator running and squealing as he is being chased down and arrested in a political skit. The Biden impressionist is seen crying as he is being hauled away in handcuffs.

The post was captioned: "ARREST BUTCHER BIDEN! Outside of the White House today, we 'arrested' the war criminal Biden."

The group also "arrested" Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for allegations of war crimes committed in Palestine.

The Secret Service knew about the protests ahead of time and had erected anti-scale fencing.

U.S. Secret Service spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi told Fox News, "In preparation for the events this weekend in Washington D.C. that have the potential for large crowds to gather, additional public safety measures, including anti-scale fencing, have been put in place near the White House complex."

President Biden was in France on Saturday, where he met with French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Pro-Palestinian protesters wear yellow stars to Holocaust memorial march at Auschwitz

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During Holocaust Remembrance Week’s March of the Living, pro-Palestinian protestors disrupted a remembrance march to honor the victims of Nazi atrocities at the site of the Auschwitz concentration camps.

The demonstrators chanted slogans, displayed Palestinian banners and flags that said “stop genocide,” and some wore yellow stars that appeared to resemble the ones Nazi authorities forced Jews to wear after the German invasion of Poland in 1939.

“Nothing is sacred anymore,” Mark Levin says, disgusted. “Israel is defending itself, and it is a constant defense. They’re attacked, they defend themselves. They’re attacked, they defend themselves.”

Meanwhile, Joe Biden asked them to stand down.

Levin says this “sends a massive propaganda message throughout the world.”

That message being that “it’s okay to slaughter Israelis and Jews. In the end, you’ll survive — particularly if you’re leading these efforts. In fact, the United States will come to your defense.”

“As long as Joe Biden’s in the Oval Office and Blinken is Secretary of State. Indeed, they’re funding Iran, which is funding the terrorists. Indeed, they’re funding Iran’s nuclear program, which is aimed at us. So, just keep at it, and so they’re keeping at it.”

Now, Levin says, “anti-Semitism is spreading all over the world, and in the United States because we imported people into this country who hate us.”

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WATCH: Pro-Palestinian protesters TAKE OVER college campuses

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If there’s a leftist cause, a protest is bound to follow — no matter how little those protesting understand why or what they're protesting in the first place.

This is especially the case after Hamas’ October 7 attack on Israel.

Pro-Palestinian protesters have now taken over college campuses across America, from Columbia University in New York to the George Washington University in D.C. and Cal Poly Humboldt in California.

The protesters spent the past weekend setting up autonomous zones in solidarity with Gaza, held Islamic prayer sessions, and chanted about the intifada.

“Seems to be the only thing that Americans want to do these days is protest the right of Israel to exist,” Stu Burguiere says to Glenn Beck.

In one of the protests at Columbia University, the students knelt on Islamic prayer rugs while a man sang a prayer.

“The nice thing is they’re including women in the call to prayer, which is very popular in the Middle East. They love it when women get down and pray right alongside the men,” Glenn jokes.

At another protest in Canada, a woman praised Hamas’ attack on Israel. “We stand with the Palestinian resistance and their heroic and brave action on October 7. And they said, 'Long live October 7,' and we say today, 'Long live October 7!'” she yelled.

“You know, I love it when the Nazis are like, ‘Long live the Holocaust,’” Glenn mocks. “‘Long live those really cool showers and oven system that we came up with.’”

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Anti-Israel protesters block New York Times delivery trucks: 'Consent for genocide is manufactured here'

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Anti-Israel protesters flooded a printing facility in New York City overnight, blocking trucks from collecting several media outlets' newspapers for morning delivery, including the New York Times, WABC reported.

According to law enforcement, a group of pro-Palestinian agitators gathered outside one of the nation's largest newspaper printing facilities around 1 a.m. on Thursday to create a blockade. The protesters prevented delivery trucks from accessing the building by standing in the road with their arms linked.

Video of the protest shared by WABC showed approximately a couple dozen activists obstructing one of the access roads to the Queens facility. The anti-Israel protesters carried signs reading, "Stop the presses," "Free Palestine," and "Will you write about this?"

The demonstrators placed rocks and office furniture on the roadway to further disrupt the delivery truck drivers. A large sign planted among the debris read, "Consent for genocide is manufactured here."

The roughly two-hour-long demonstration delayed the pickup and delivery of newspapers from several media outlets. The protesters dispersed around 3:30 a.m., and delivery trucks were once again able to access the building.

Police reported that no arrests were made.

The 300,000-square-foot facility also prints USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Newsday, and the New York Post.

According to Hell Gate, the protest was organized by Writers Against the War on Gaza. Harry, an activist who participated in the demonstration, told Hell Gate's Nick Pinto, "We're trying to take the Times out of circulation for a day."

"People view it as this repository of objective knowledge, but it's actually at the forefront of manufacturing consent for this war. We want to challenge that, and create a vacuum where other things are possible," said Harry, who asked the news outlet to omit his full name.

The New York Times responded to the demonstration, releasing a statement Thursday morning that read, "The Israel-Hamas war is a complex and challenging story, and we receive criticism from each side. We are open to good-faith disagreement but firmly reject any assertion that our coverage displays bias. We support the rights for groups and individuals to express their point of view, even when we disagree with it as it relates to our coverage, but will not let critics or advocacy campaigns sway us from independent reporting."

The newspaper outlet assured its readers that the protest caused only "minimal disruption" to its distribution.

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