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Officials from Umm al-Fahm’s municipality and from the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel, a top panel of Arab-Palestinian community leaders, decided in a meeting held on Saturday, February 27, that the weekly protests in the city will continue next Friday, March 5, and called for a nationwide solidarity rally in the city in Israel’s northern Triangle region at the end of this week. They also demanded the immediate establishment of an independent inquiry commission to look into the violent police repression of demonstrators there on Friday, February 26. Umm al-Fahm Mayor Dr. Samir Mahamid, left, and Joint List MK Youssef Jabareen (Hadash) were among the dozens of demonstrators who received medical treatment in hospital after being injured by police during protests in Umm al-Fahm, Friday, February 26, 2021. (Photo: Zo Haderech) The demand  for an inquiry was echoed by all Hadash MKs on Saturday, harshly criticizing the police and calling…

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Arab Community Calls for National Protest in Umm al-Fahm on Friday