As violence worsens in the Middle East, protestors in Denver took a stand at the state Capitol.
Even though it’s thousands of miles away, the conflict in Gaza may play a big role in Colorado’s 2014 election.
The crisis in the Middle East Is hitting close to home for many Coloradans, and on Sunday pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian protestors gathered on the steps of the state Capitol.
All flights from the U.S. to Tel Aviv, Israel have been grounded during escalating violence but that isn’t stopping some Coloradans from making travel plans to the region.
As the fighting intensifies in the Middle East, there are plenty of people caught in the middle working for humanitarian efforts, including one woman from Colorado.
Supporters of both Palestine and Israel rallied downtown on Saturday to urge a peaceful end to fighting in Gaza and Israel that’s claimed hundreds of lives. But the finger-pointing for the attacks continued.
Hundreds gathered for a rally at the State Capitol and a march through downtown Denver to call for an end to what they called a humanitarian crisis brought on by conflict in Gaza.
The escalating violence in Israel caused a group of Colorado teens visiting the Middle East to change their itinerary.
A group of Colorado teens is expected to arrive back home on Sunday after changing their itinerary while trying to avoid the warfare in Israel.
As Israel steps up its bombardment of Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip, some Coloradans are growing increasingly closer to the violence on both sides of the border.