Israelis rally against government’s judicial overhaul
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Israeli
cities for the ninth straight week to fight a government plan to
overhaul the country’s court system, Trend reports citing Reuters.
Saturday night’s demonstrations in Tel Aviv and other locations
began peacefully. However, footage released by police later showed
protesters breaking down barriers in Tel Aviv and igniting fires as
they blocked roads. Police sprayed water cannons at the
The marches have attracted huge crowds on a weekly basis since
early January, when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government
took aim at the Supreme Court.
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