News Brief 2/23/2011, Adar 19, 5771
Vigil for Teen Killed in Bedouin City
A memorial vigil and demonstration was held in the Bedouin-Israeli city of Rahat on Wednesday to protest the killing of 17-year-old Qais Abu Siam. The high school student was killed by fellow classmates allegedly because they were jealous of his high grades. Thousands took part in the memorial. Many held signs that read, "stop the violence."