IN PHOTOS: Israelis Fly Paper Lanterns in Solidarity With Power-starved Gaza

On the beach in Ashkelon, across the border from Gaza, dozens of peace activists from 'Zazim' light Chinese lanterns to protest Israel's reduction of power to Strip

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Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017.
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017. Credit: Ilan Assayag
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Israeli peace activists gather near the border fence with the Gaza Strip to launch into the air 150 sky paper lanterns in solidarity with Gaza residents on June 19, 2017, in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon.
Israeli peace activists gather near the border fence with the Gaza Strip to launch into the air 150 sky paper lanterns in solidarity with Gaza residents, in Ashkelon on June 19, 2017.Credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017.
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017. Credit: Ilan Assayag
An Israeli peace activist prepare a sky lantern before release it, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza, at a beach in Ashkelon, southern Israel June 19, 2017.
An Israeli peace activist prepare a sky lantern before release it, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza, in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017. Credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017.
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017. Credit: Ilan Assayag
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017.
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017. Credit: Ilan Assayag
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017.
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017. Credit: Ilan Assayag
Israeli peace activists gather near the border fence with the Gaza Strip to launch into the air 150 sky paper lanterns in solidarity with Gaza residents on June 19, 2017, in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon.
Israeli peace activists gather near the border fence with the Gaza Strip to launch into the air 150 sky paper lanterns in solidarity with Gaza residents, in Ashkelon on June 19, 2017.Credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017.
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017. Credit: Ilan Assayag
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, southern Israel, June 19, 2017.
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, southern Israel, June 19, 2017. Credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, southern Israel, June 19, 2017.
Israeli peace activists release a sky lantern, hoping to illuminate the sky in Gaza, as they protest Israel's reduction of power supply to Gaza at a beach in Ashkelon, June 19, 2017. Credit: Ilan Assayag

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