Edinburgh Tesco shoppers stopped inside busy supermarket by protestors

The protestors were spotted on Saturday morning
-Credit: (Image: Scottish PSC)


A Pro-Palestine group took over an Edinburgh supermarket on Saturday morning for a peaceful protest.

The group were pictured inside the Tesco store in Leith to show their solidarity with Palestinians.

Taking to X, formally known as Twitter, Scottish PSC said the turnout was 'terrific' as the group 'urged shoppers to think twice before buying genocide produce'.

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Within a video circling on social media, the group can be heard chanting and shouting through megaphones "free Palestine" and waving flags as shoppers are at the self scan checkouts. One Tesco colleague appears to be talking to a member of the group within the video.

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As written on X, Scottish PSC said: "Terrific turnout for our Saturday morning action in the Leith Tesco supermarket in Edinburgh today urging shoppers to think twice before buying genocide produce."

On April 20, we reported how a Pro Palestine group were pictured outside of the Waitrose on Morningside Road at around 11.30am. It's understood they were stopping shoppers as they were walking in but it was held in a "peaceful manner".

Tesco have been approached for comment.