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Brooklyn Officials Criticize NYPD's Aggressive Actions at Pro-Palestine Protest

Within Our Lifetime, an organization advocating for “the right of all Palestinian refugees to return to their homeland" led the march in Bay Ridge.

Two Brooklyn lawmakers took to social media to express concern after police were caught on camera roughly arresting demonstrators at a pro-Palestine march on Saturday. Protesters flooded the streets through rain in Bay Ridge to participate in the Nakba Day All Out for Gaza on May 18. Bay Ridge is the city’s biggest Palestinian neighborhood, and the Nabka Day march has been an annual event in the community for years before war broke out in Gaza between Israel and the terrorist group Hamas following the Oct. 7, 2023 attack. Click here to read more on