Wearing a mask in the colors of the Palestinian flag and a T-shirt with the slogan “Stop the bombing of Palestine” on the chest and “Free Palestine” on the back, the young activist ran onto the ground of the gigantic 132,000-seat stadium in Ahmedabad.
He was escorted off the field by security officers and the match between India and Australia was quickly resumed.
According to the police, the young man was arrested.
— ANI (@ANI) November 19, 2023
The young activist is Wayne Johnson, an Australian citizen of Chinese-Filipino origins, from Toowong, he is a tiktoker known as Pajama Man.
He has also protested in the past against the war started by Russia in Ukraine. She also played in the finals of the Women’s World Cup.
@pyjamamann I got in trouble again 😆 The grass felt like a Waterslide that’s why I tripped over so Bad. #freeukraine #stopputin #fifaworldcup #spain #england #final #streaker #pitchinvader ♬ original sound – Pajama Man
India are fighting for their third cricket world title.
The war between Israel and Hamas, triggered by the bloody attack of the Palestinian Islamist movement on Israeli territory on October 7, entered its 44th day on Sunday.
According to the latest figures from the Hamas government, 12,300 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip since the start of the war, including more than 5,000 children and 3,300 women.
The Hamas attack left 1,200 dead, most of them civilians killed on October 7, according to Israeli authorities.
India, which has long supported the creation of an independent Palestinian state, condemned the Hamas attacks and sent aid to Palestinian civilians in Egypt.