PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The latest on the protests and rallies on the second day of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):
Protesters have set an Israeli flag on fire and chanted “long live the intifada” outside of the Democratic convention site.
A woman wearing a black bandanna on her face lit the flag on fire Tuesday night as protests continued outside of the secure zone around the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Someone stood nearby waving a Palestinian flag.
Protesters are burning an Israeli flag now in front of the secure perimeter and chanting "intifada" pic.twitter.com/6YfGHBhR6z
— Byron Tau (@ByronTau) July 27, 2016
Protesters also set pro-Bernie Sanders fliers on fire that were hanging on steel fencing around the site.
Separate groups of Sanders supporters, protesters marching against police brutality and others have joined together in the streets outside of the convention.
Separate groups of Bernie Sanders supporters and protesters marching against police brutality have joined together in the streets outside the Democratic National Convention site in Philadelphia.
Some of the people are chanting “keep the peace.” Police cars are driving by with their sirens blaring to try to block them.
The groups marched up Broad Street outside of the arena where Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman to win the presidential nomination of major U.S. political party.
I can't tell many protesters are out here. At least a thousand. They're getting organized. "Hold! The! Line!" pic.twitter.com/UfgIQc0x78
— Matt Pearce 🦅 (@mattdpearce) July 27, 2016
The protests continued after Sanders delegates and supporters held an hour-long sit-in inside a media tent in the parking lot outside of the arena where the convention is being held.
Police have begun detaining Bernie Sanders supporters who are climbing the 8-foot fences at the edge of the secure zone around the Democratic convention site.
Groups of Sanders supporters and protesters are standing outside of a gate around the subway station that serves the Wells Fargo Center.
— Colin Deppen (@colin_deppen) July 27, 2016
Inside the arena, after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to claim the presidential nomination of a major U.S. party, Sanders delegates walked out and held a sit-in inside a media tent.
An Associated Press photographer witnessed one police officer spraying something at the protesters outside of the AT&T subway station that serves the convention site.
Protesters are chanting “… the DNC has got to go!” as Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to claim the presidential nomination of a major U.S. party.
— Monica Alba (@albamonica) July 26, 2016
Groups of Bernie Sanders supporters and other protesters watching large screens in a park near the Democratic convention site in Philadelphia chanted Tuesday evening as Clinton’s victory was sealed during a roll call of delegates.
The Sanders supporters continued cheering for the votes the Vermont senator received from delegates, even after Clinton claimed the nearly 2,400 she needed to seal the nomination.
Meanwhile, another group of Sanders supporters and peaceful protesters was marching down Broad Street toward the convention site.
— WNYC 🎙 (@WNYC) July 26, 2016
Ashley Judd has joined a group marching against police brutality in Philadelphia.
The political activist and actress who starred in “Kiss the Girls,” ”Double Jeopardy,” and “Heat” stopped on Broad Street with tears in her eyes while watching the protest and then accepted a “Black Lives Matter” sign from the Philly REAL Justice group and joined in.
The group is marching from near Temple University, in north Philadelphia, south on Broad Street to City Hall. There, they’ll meet up with another group decrying police brutality and economic injustice and then move down to a park near the convention site.
Organizers from the group told white protesters to move to the back of the demonstration, saying the action is “a black and brown resistance march.”
Some in the crowd chanted “Don’t vote for Hillary (Clinton), she’s killing black people.”
Thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters and protesters are rallying near one of the entrances to the Democratic convention in Philadelphia to greet arriving delegates.
They gathered Tuesday afternoon outside of a subway station being used by delegates. Some chanted “This is what democracy looks like!”
The Sanders supporters were joined by people protesting other things as well, including anti-abortion.
Full service on the subway line that serves the convention site was restored Tuesday afternoon after it was earlier limited because of protesters.
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