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(photo credit: Ben Hartman)
In honor of the tenth anniversary of the events of October 2000, in which Israeli Arabs rioted and 13 were killed, thousands of Israeli Arabs are plan to demonstrate in Kfar Kanna on Friday afternoon.
In addition, the Arab Higher Monitoring Committee has declared a general strike. Many villages are also planning local parades and protests.
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Police have gathered near the demonstrations and outside the villages in
order to prevent rioting, but expect the demonstrations to be peaceful.
the coming days, the Committee and the parents of those killed plans to
ask Attorney-General to reverse the decision of previous attorney
general Manny Mazuz, which declared that there is not enough evidence to
investigate the police officers involved in the killing.
Arabs have held demonstrations and strikes during the month of October
over the past ten years to express their anger over what they claim is
an improper failure to investigate the incident.