Israel: tens of thousands of people demonstrate again against the reform of Justice

Thousands of people gathered in Tel Aviv this Saturday, February 11 to protest against Benyamin Netanyahu's justice reform project.


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In the aftermath of the car bombing that claimed the lives of three people including two children aged 6 and 8 in East Jerusalem on February 10, Israelis again took to the streets in droves this Saturday evening to protest against the anti-democratic reform projects advocated by the new Israeli government.


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With our correspondent in Jerusalem,

Michel Paul


 " claim the demonstrators after observing a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the attack on Friday.

Some 150,000 demonstrators according to the organizers, tens of thousands according to the police, mainly in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, but also in other cities of the country.


They are there for the sixth consecutive week to protest

against the reform of the judicial system


A reform that Daniel considers unacceptable: “

 Democracy is not the majority against the minority.

There must be respect for the minority.

And currently, as a minority, we are trying to show our way


Many of the demonstrators wear yarmulkes.

Hayyim even lives in a settler colony.


This is not the country that my parents, survivors of the Shoah, my mother, survivor of Auschwitz, wanted to create.

They thought of a democratic, egalitarian country where tolerance is essential, for those who think otherwise and for minorities

 , ”he says.

Mass demonstration

Opponents of the reform bill called for a strike and a mass demonstration on Monday outside the Knesset, when the new legislation is expected to pass its first reading in the Israeli parliament.

►Also read: Israel: a justice reform linked to the judicial situation of Binyamin Netanyahu


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