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The disabled threaten: We will block main roads in Israel Israel today


Protest activists alternately blocked the boat junction on the coastal road in protest of the state's conduct • "The struggle will not end until all the funds have been transferred"

Renewed protest:

Disabled protest activists blocked the coastal road to the south at the boat interchange this morning (Tuesday).

The blockages created heavy traffic loads that were also felt on Ayalon lanes.

"The struggle will not end until all the funds have been transferred," the activists shouted.

Lavi Naor, a spokesman for the disabled protest groups, said: "I warn and have warned in the past that the disabled in the State of Israel are desperate to receive the money the government must transfer to them - and demand it immediately. Airports, trains and major roads across the country.

Disabled people block train traffic at Habonim Junction (archive) // Photo: Spokeswoman for the Disabled Struggle Group and a constructive inspection site,

"I declare that the current struggle for the disabled will not end as long as all the funds are not transferred and all the agreements previously signed with the Ministers of Finance and Welfare are honored," he said.

Today, the disability benefit is NIS 3,312 and the state has promised by law to increase the amount of the benefit to NIS 3,700, but the disability organizations claim that they have been promised an amount of NIS 4.341 billion that can even increase the disability benefit beyond NIS 3,700 - which they need .

Disability protest will be renewed (archive) // Photo: without credit,

The leaders of the struggle also claim that the Ministry of Finance has set precedent-setting and illegal clauses that deprive the disabled public of hundreds of millions of shekels and will harm various additions planned under the law, including a full supplement for the elderly disabled, reform of receiving nursing allowance and more.

Yesterday: The disabled protest arrived in Jerusalem

The "Disabled Become Panthers" protest continued yesterday and reached Jerusalem, where traffic arteries in the area of ​​the String Bridge at the entrance to the capital were blocked due to a demonstration by the disabled there.

The demonstration was held in the presence of police forces.

Participated in the preparation of the article: Yaron Doron

Source: israelhayom

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