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Protests At DNC Unite Demonstrators From A Variety Of Causes

Protests at the DNC have been loud and disruptive at times, but as in Cleveland, they've been peaceful.Demonstrators in the designated protest area just outside the security zone near Wells Fargo Arena shout "Bernie! Bernie!"Demonstrators in the designated protest area just outside the security zone near Wells Fargo Arena shout an anti-Hillary Clinton chant.

A large group of demonstrators were set up in the designated protest area just outside the security zone near Wells Fargo Arena to greet delegates as they arrived. The protestors could only be seen from one entrance, and were kept back behind heavy fencing.Several hundred people were involved in a protest that shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.

A much larger protest shut down the streets surrounding Philadelphia City Hall on Tuesday afternoon. Hundreds of people from groups ranging from Black Lives Matter to Code Pink to those concerned about Palestinian rights, healthcare, criminal justice reform and other causes came together for a big demonstration that snarled traffic for several hours during rush hour. The protest was peaceful, and like in Cleveland, police on bicycles surrounded the huge group but kept a distance.Several hundred people were involved, from groups ranging from Black Lives Matter to Code Pink to people concerned about Palestinian rights, healthcare, criminal justice reform and other causes.

Protests At DNC Unite Demonstrators From A Variety Of Causes
Protests At DNC Unite Demonstrators From A Variety Of Causes
Protests At DNC Unite Demonstrators From A Variety Of Causes
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Karen Kasler /
Protestors shut down the streets around Philadelphia City Hall.
Demonstrators in the protest zone near Wells Fargo Arena.
Karen Kasler /
Demonstrators in the protest zone near Wells Fargo Arena.

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