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July 14, 2014

Indians divided over #IndiaWithIsrael

Hashtag sparks debate on social media in India about Israel's Gaza offensive.

As Israel continues its offensive in Gaza, social media users in India expressed divided opinions about the actions of their longtime ally. Many support Israel's offensive while others, including Kashmiri groups, held protests around the country in solidarity with Palestinians. 

#IndiaWithIsrael has been used more than 25,000 times online as Indians voice their support for Israel. The hashtag was reportedly initiated by a group called "Hindus United for Israel"


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