Thousands of Israeli Arabs protest Morsi death sentence in North

Thousands of Israeli Arab followers of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement participated in a protest rally on Saturday against the death sentence handed down by an Egyptian court against the deposed president Mohamed Morsi.

The event, which took place in the village of Kafr Kana, featured speeches by Islamic Movement leader Sheikh Raed Salah and his deputy, Kamal Khatib.

Protesters waved Muslim Brotherhood flags as well as those of the Islamic Movement and the Palestine Liberation Organization. Some participants waved placards featuring the image of Morsi, the Islamist leader who was removed from power by the Egyptian military.


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