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November 12, 2004
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The Israeli government will shun Yasser Arafat’s funeral. “I do not usually think we should send a representative to the funeral of somebody who killed thousands of our people,” Justice Minister Yosef “Tommy” Lapid told CNN on Thursday, when asked if Israel would send an official delegation for Arafat’s lying-in-state in Cairo or burial in Ramallah.

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