Demonstrators arrested on latest day of protests

Published date16 March 2023
Publication titleGlobes (Rishon LeZion, Israel)
The leaders of the protest movement have announced that until the legislative process is halted, the demonstrations will continue, saying they "Appreciate President Isaac Herzog for his sincere efforts to prevent a rift in the nation. Instead of shelving and stopping the authoritarian laws, the government continues to race towards a coup d'état. This is the moment of truth for Israelis to come out and save Israeli democracy."

Police acted forcefully this afternoon after demonstrators blocked the Ayalon South highway in Tel Aviv, arresting 10 people before successfully reopening the road. Kaplan Street in Tel Aviv remains blocked although several roads in Jerusalem including Begin Highway, previously blocked by demonstrators, have reopened. In Haifa medical staff are currently marching...

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