Israelis attend a demonstration in support of Israel’s nationalist coalition government and its plans for a judicial overhaul on March 27, 2023 [Ilan Rosenberg/Reuters]
Three people have been arrested as part of an ongoing probe after far-right groups were filmed attacking Palestinian citizens of Israel who were passing by pro-government protests in Jerusalem, according to Israeli police quoted by local media.
Reports say that one man was “savagely” beaten during the attacks on Monday evening – at the end of a day of nationwide protests against government plans to alter Israel’s judiciary.
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets starting Sunday night and continued on Monday amid a general strike. Pro-government demonstrators also rallied in various parts of the country before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the postponement of the move.
The largest protests by both camps took place in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, prompting fears of possible violence between the two sides.
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