Hundreds of thousands protest in Washington against armed violence
10:14 - 25/03/2018
Information / Baghdad ...
Hundreds of thousands of young people demonstrated in the US capital Washington to protest armed violence in the country in one of the largest demonstrations in recent US history.
"The demonstration was organized more than a month after the massacre of the Margui Stonemann Douglas High School in Barkland, Florida, where 14 schoolchildren and three adults were killed by an armed young man on the 14th day," the agency said in a statement. Last February. "
"The coordinated protests by survivors of the Margory Stonemann Douglas School massacre are aimed at breaking a legislative stalemate that has long hampered the tightening of arms restrictions, making mass shootings a common phenomenon in American schools and universities."
"Campaign organizers are asking Congress to ban the sale of weapons like those used in the Florida carnage and to tighten the scrutiny of arms buyer data," she said. Ending / 25 z