Photo gallery: Schalit rallies in Israel, around the world
LAST UPDATED: 06/26/2011 11:57
Hundreds join Schalit family in marking five years since the IDF soldier was captured in a Hamas raid on the Gaza border.
Gilad Schalit cutout seen through yellow ribons Photo: REUTERS/Amir Cohen
Rallies were held across the country on Saturday to mark five years in captivity for captured IDF soldier Gilad Schalit.RELATED:Watch live: Celebrity jail cell protest for Gilad
Schalit's family gathered Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residence
, where hundreds joined them with signs and placards demanding government action to free Gilad. In France, where Schalit holds dual citizenship, a banner went up bearing his face at city hall.
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