Mer-Khamis, 53, had established his name as actor, director and political activist both in Israel and abroad.
By Haaretz Service
Israeli Arab actor and political activist Juliano Mer-Khamis, 53, was shot dead on Monday in a refugee camp in the West Bank city of Jenin.
Jenin police chief Mohammed Tayyim said Mer-Khamis was shot five times by Palestinian militants, but that police were still investigating the circumstances of his murder. A Palestinian ambulance took his body to a nearby checkpoint to be transferred into Israel.
Israeli Arab actor Juliano Mer-Khamis was shot dead in Jenin on April 4, 2011
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