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      Archive: 5/3/2011

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        5/3/2011, Nissan 29, 5771

      Second Rally Planned over Joseph's Tomb Murder

      Activists are planning a rally Tuesday over the murder of Ben-Yosef Livnat, who was killed by Palestinian Authority officers last week as he visited Joseph's Tomb. In a rally outside Shechem on Tuesday evening, activists plan to call for Ben-Yosef's murderers to be turned over to Israel.

      The PA claims that the officers who killed Ben-Yosef were responding to an attack. IDF officers and friends and family of Ben-Yosef have rejected the claims as false.

      The Tuesday rally, which follows a similar rally Monday, will also call for PA officers to be removed from Joseph's Tomb.