Slideshow: Protests Against Israel's 'Operation Protective Edge' in Gaza

Thousands gathered across the world over the weekend and on Monday to protest Israel's use of force in Gaza

Monday marks the 7th day of Israel's 'Operation Protective Edge,' in which more than 170 Palestinians are reported to have been killed. Over the weekend and today protestors gathered in cities large and small across the world to demonstrate gainst Israel's use of force in response to rocket attacks by Hamas. The LA Times reported that Israel's Iron Dome defense system shot down dozens of rockets over the weekend, but one Israeli man was seriously injured in a rocket attack on Friday.

The latest eruption of violence comes after the failure of peace talks earlier this year and was sparked by the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers, followed by the apparent revenge killing of a Palestinian.