The demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani’s recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.
Doctors said they’ve been told not to make any new admissions.
The Israeli military is poised for an invasion near the Gaza border, with 75,000 reservists on standby. On Sunday, Israel vowed to expand its offensive and assassinate Hamas leaders.
“This is just an expression of frustration with the lack of solutions by our government to address the economic crisis,” said protester Elias Holtz.
Demonstrators gathered outside the state office building on 125th Street in Harlem to demand the NAACP withdraw from a lawsuit filed by the United Federation of Teachers.
There’s unrest at a Bronx cemetery, as dozens picketed outside Woodlawn Cemetery on Saturday, carrying signs and asking to bury racism.
A group of Staten Island residents took to the streets for a marathon of demonstrating, from early Saturday morning until late Saturday night, to speak out against an epidemic of hate crimes.