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Human rights groups march in Tel Aviv


Following the International Day of Human Rights, which took place on Thursday, and the publication of its 2009 "State of Human Rights" report, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) organized what it claims may have been the largest human rights march ever to be held in Israel.

On Friday, thousands of people representing more than a hundred Israeli human rights organizations came together at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, at 11 a.m. and marched to the Tel Aviv Museum, where they held a ceremony and concert, and award prizes for outstanding activism.

The march featured human rights groups, students, Arab rights advocates, social justice organizations, Gay and Lesbian activists, migrant workers, environmentalists and feminists, all coming together under the slogan "No way," to protest what they see as the continued erosion of I


Added: Dec-12-2009 
By: aydeo
Middle East
Tags: Human Rights, March, Tel-Aviv, Students, Arabs, Social, Gays, lesbians, Migrant workers, Environmentalists, Feminists
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