Riots during Minister Ben Gvir’s visit to a new Israeli opposition protest

Israel’s Minister of National Security Itamar Ben Gvir – Ilya Yefimovich/dpa


This Saturday, there were serious disturbances between the protesters and the Police, who gathered in the town of Kfar Uriah, where Israeli Minister of National Security Itamar Ben Gvir spent Shabbat in a new protest against insecurity and judicial reform. He supported it along with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The protests focus on the controversial judicial reform carried out by Ben Gvir and the Netanyahu Government, and the Friday murder of a woman in Haifa by her husband despite reporting it to the Police. “Where were you when Darya was assassinated,” reports The Times of Israel. Protesters chanted slogans outside the synagogue where Ben Gvir was located.

Police reported that a person who threw stones at demonstrators and two protesters was arrested for disrupting public order and disobeying an agent’s orders.

The protesters moved to Kfar Uriah near Beit Shemesh after learning that Ben Gvir would be there for the weekend, sparking anger from residents who chanted “smelly leftists must die”. To the newspaper ‘Haaretz’.

The newspaper ‘Yedioth Aharonoth’ reported that the Police used smoke bombs, while the neighbors threw fireworks and stones at the demonstrators. It is even reported that fire extinguishers were sprayed on them. According to the Walla portal, other residents took to the streets to defend the protesters.

Source: Noti Merica

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