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Israeli Arabs Mark Land Day

Arab citizens of Israel have observed an annual day of protest.  Israeli Arabs held marches and rallies to mark Land Day, an annual protest against the confiscation of Arab land by the State of Israel.  The event commemorates a mass demonstration against land confiscations in Galilee in 1976, when six Arab protesters were killed by Israeli security forces. Israeli Arabs make up about 20 percent of the population, and Land Day is an opportunity for them to highlight what they...

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