They raised their voices for those who were not able to speak.
Thousands from across the rebel-held east Libya gathered in Benghazi on behalf of Libyans who are still living under Gaddafi's rule.
Apart from supporting their countrymen, activists say they also organised the Benghazi demonstration as a direct response to the pro-Gaddafi rally held in Tripoli last Friday.
Protesters chanted, "East and west is united", but, Libya is a nation still divided by battle lines.
Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Benghazi.