Meretz MK: We must put an end to the violent use of water cannons

Published date03 October 2022
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
"Shocking violence by police officers, there is no justification for such use of a water cannon. I demand that the Public Security Committee be convened to put an end to the violent use of a water cannon," Raz wrote on his Twitter account

Shai Glick, CEO of the Betzalmo organization, said, "This is shocking footage. It can be seen with certainty that these are two adults who are not at all related to the demonstration and in any case the water cannon is not allowed to splash directly at people."

"We demand that the Public Security Committee, which has already discussed the matter, reconvene for an emergency hearing to demand answers from the Israel Police and act to suspend the violent, life-threatening police officers," Glick stated.

Footage of the disturbing incident was posted to Twitter by journalist Bar Shem Ur. The video shows the couple on the side of the road, at a noticeable distance from where...

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