Richmond City Council passes controversial resolution supporting Gaza that draws hundreds to meeting

Israeli flags are held high in a packed council meeting

Following a hot debate, with over 300 residents weighing in on the issue, the Richmond City Council voted 5-1 Wednesday morning for a resolution affirming Richmond’s support and solidarity with the Palestinian people of Gaza.  “The fact that you’re here tells me this is a Richmond issue,” Mayor Eduardo Martinez told the crowd, which spilled…

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