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'Arab Lives Matter' sweeps Twitter as 3 Arab-Israelis die in 24 hours

Three murders in one day have prompted Arab-Israelis fed up with violence in their towns to demand action over social media.
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Three murders struck Arab-Israeli society in less than 24 hours in the Negev region and in the localities of Zarzir and Taibe. The three cases joined an already long list of 89 Arab-Israelis were killed since the beginning of the year, according to the Abraham Initiatives fund.

Protests in the form of marches, demonstrations and social media initiatives have arisen to stop the violence within Arab-Israeli society and urge the authorities and police to dedicate more resources to that end. This latest series of murders have sparked a spontaneous protest over social networks that spread quickly over Twitter.

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