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Students In Other Countries Walk Out Of School In Solidarity With US

CNN reports students at schools in Tanzania, Iceland, the U.K. and Israel participated in the National School Walkout.
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Students In Other Countries Walk Out Of School In Solidarity With US

Students around the globe showed solidarity with their counterparts in the U.S. on Wednesday by walking out of classes to protest gun violence. 

CNN reports students and teachers at schools in Tanzania, Iceland, the U.K. and Israel participated in the National School Walkout. Those who took part said they were inspired by the movement and hope it sparks change.

The protests come one month after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead. 

Media company Viacom, which owns networks like MTV, Nickelodeon, BET and Comedy Central, also honored the Parkland victims on Wednesday by going off air for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. local time.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.