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Intense memorials for October 2000 arab victims and for Druze soldier killed in Joseph's Tomb battle

10 years later and the feelings are still very intense- two defferent memorials were held today for the events which marked the begining of the second Intifada:
Thousands of people flock to Galilee town of Kafr Kanna for main rally marking killing of 13 Israeli Arabs at October 2000 riots. Participants carry flags of Palestine, signs reading, 'We shall not forget, we shall not forgive.'
At the end of the rally around 20 participents hurled stones at Israeli cars.
At same time Hundreds of people took part in memorial ceremonies marking a decade since the death of Druze soldeir Madhat Yousef, which was left by the IDF to bleed to death after being wounded in action guarding Joseph's Tomb 10 years ago. ceremony attended by captive soldier Gilad Shalit's mother, Aviva. His brother Mehdi reads letter for Shalit, asserting same leadership who abandoned Madhat is abandoning Gilad


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Added: Oct-1-2010 
By: aydeo
Middle East
Tags: October 2000 events, Israeli Arabs, memorials, Madhat Yousef, Joseph's Tomb
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