A dove painted in the colours of the Palestinian flag is released towards the Israeli border fence as protesters wave flags as they mark Land Day close to the border fence with Israel on March 30, 2014, in the Gaza Strip. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED ABED
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Palestinians and Arab Israelis were on Sunday commemorating Land Day with rallies remembering six of their number who were shot dead during a 1976 demonstration against land seizure.In the northern Israeli town of Arraba, more than a thousand people turned out for the main demonstration, many waving Palestinian flags, an AFP correspondent said.The annual Land Day demonstrations are held to remember six Arab Israeli protesters who were shot dead by Israeli police and troops during mass demonstrations in 1976 against plans to confiscate Arab land in Galilee.
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