Israeli affairs, News

Thousands rally in Tel Aviv in support of democracy in Israel

Approximately 2,000 protesters rallied in Habima Square in Tel Aviv on Tuesday against the series of Knesset bills seen by them as draconian and anti-democratic. The rally came after on Monday a contentious bill toughing Israel’s libel passed its first hurdle in the Knesset, passing first reading despite vocal resistance from both opposition and coalition members.

Haaretz, Israel

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