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10 Arrested at Rally in Memory of Shelly Dadon

Police arrested 10 people who threw rocks at vehicles following the rally in Afula in memory of Shelly Dadon.
By Orli Harari
First Publish: 5/11/2014, 5:09 AM

Rally in memory of Shelly Dadon
Rally in memory of Shelly Dadon
Hadashot 24

10 people were arrested on Saturday night following the protest march in Afula in memory of Shelly Dadon, who was murdered on her way to a job interview.

The detainees were apparently part of the earlier demonstration, and were arrested after blocking an intersection and throwing rocks at vehicles. Two of the vehicles sustained damage but no one was hurt.

Police believe that Dadon 20, was murdered by an Arab terrorist. Further details regarding the case cannot be published at the moment due to a gag order, but Minister of Public Security Yitzchak Aharonovitch said last week that there have been "dramatic" developments in the investigation.

Thousands took to the streets after Shelly's family members and Afula residents decided to mount the protest march, and prepared posters that said “Shelly's blood is my blood,” and “today it is Shelly, tomorrow it could be you.” Some protesters held up hands dipped in red paint and others wore red gloves.

Afula residents are enraged and horrified by the murder, and the protesters demand that the government employ a heavier hand toward Arab terrorists, and that it cease releasing convicted terrorists from jail in various deals and “gestures.” They particularly demand that no terrorists who are Israeli citizens be released.