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  7/16/2014, Tammuz 18, 5774

Arab MK Stages 'Moment of Silence' for Gaza Dead in Knesset

MK Basel Ghattas (Balad) cause a firestorm in the Knesset Wednesday, after he staged a "moment of silence" for the "victims" of Israel's operation against Hamas in Gaza.

"I cannot give over my words today without addressing the current situation, whereby people are dying from criminal acts every day," he touted. "I will stand for a moment of silence for the hundreds of people who have lost their lives during the current war."