Images: violent clashes in Umm el-Fahm

Israeli police fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse Arabs who were protesting against a rally by ultranationalist Kahane supporters in the Israeli-Arab town of Umm el-Fahm on Wednesday, October 27th.

1,500 policeman, some of them undercover, escorted the rightwing Jews into Umm el-Fahm.

Demonstrators run away during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010 (photo: Oren Ziv)
Demonstrators run away during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010 (photo: Oren Ziv)
Undercover Israeli police officers detain a protester during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010 (photo: Oren Ziv)
Undercover Israeli police officers detain a protester during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010 (photo: Oren Ziv)
Undercover Israeli police officers detain a protester during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010 (photo: Oren Ziv)
Undercover Israeli police officers detain a protester during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010 (photo: Oren Ziv)
Israeli policeman officer detain a protester during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010.
Israeli policeman officer detain a protester during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010.
Demonstrators throw stones at Israeli police during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010.
Demonstrators throw stones at Israeli police during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010.
A demonstrator runs inside a cloud of tear gas during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010.
A demonstrator runs inside a cloud of tear gas during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010.
A demonstrator hides behind a garbage cans during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010.  (photo: Oren Ziv)
A demonstrator hides behind a garbage cans during clashes in Umm el-Fahm October 27, 2010. (photo: Oren Ziv)

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All photos were taken by by Oren Ziv/activestills. They are posted here with the photographer’s permission.

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