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Live coverage: Nakba Day protests
By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV KATZ
05/14/2012
'The Jerusalem Post' reported live as Palestinians mourned the creation of the State of Israel.
 
The Jerusalem Post reported live on Tuesday, as hundreds attended Nakba Day protests in Jerusalem and the surrounding area. Nakba Day – or the “day of catastrophe” – is the day Palestinians mark the establishment of the State of Israel and its subsequent refugee crisis.

Amid concerns that violence would break out, the IDF beefed up forces and anti-riot teams along Israel’s borders. The IDF was concerned that it would face a repeat of last year’s Nakba Day protests when nearly 100 Syrians succeeded in crossing into Israel from the Golan Heights.

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