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2022-08-15T09:04:51.696Z

In the Geula neighborhood in Jerusalem and at the entrance to Modi'in Ilit, unusual traffic congestion was recorded. The Jerusalem Faction, an ultra-Orthodox current, called to participate in the demonstrations: "to embark on a massive campaign for dishonoring the honor of the dead." At this time, the Supreme Court is hearing the family's appeal against the decision to perform an autopsy



Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox are protesting across the country against the autopsy of the boy who was strangled by his uncle

In the Geula neighborhood in Jerusalem and at the entrance to Modi'in Ilit, unusual traffic congestion was recorded.

The Jerusalem Faction, an ultra-Orthodox current, called to participate in the demonstrations: "to embark on a massive campaign for dishonoring the honor of the dead."

At this time, the Supreme Court is hearing the family's appeal against the decision to perform an autopsy

Shlomi Heller

08/15/2022

Monday, August 15, 2022, 11:40 am Updated: 11:52 am

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A 4-year-old from Jerusalem is in a critical condition, the suspicion is that he was strangled by his brother.

August 13, 2022 (Flash 90, Jonathan Zindel)

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox protested today (Monday) in Jerusalem and in Modi'in Illit against the autopsy of the 4-year-old boy who was strangled to death by his uncle.

Heavy traffic was recorded at the entrance to Modi'in Ilit.

The Jerusalem Faction, an ultra-Orthodox movement, called to participate in the demonstrations and "to embark on a massive campaign for dishonoring the honor of the dead."

At the same time, a hearing is being held in the Supreme Court on the family's appeal against the decision to perform an autopsy on the body.



Also yesterday, hundreds of ultra-Orthodox protested in several locations in Jerusalem and the Bnei Brak area in protest of the autopsy of the 4-year-old's body.

According to the police, the protesters blocked roads, threw stones and burned garbage cans, in the area of ​​Shabbat Square, Bar Ilan Street in Jerusalem, and Nahar Jordan Street in Beit Shemesh.

Five of the protesters were arrested.

The police were recorded using water cannons against the protesters.



In addition, about 300 people demonstrated against the decision in Bavni Brak, and even extended the demonstration to Route 4, where the Jabotinsky interchange was blocked to traffic and released a short time later.

A few dozen protesters even briefly blocked Highway 4 in the Bar Ilan interchange area.

The demonstration in the Geula neighborhood.

Today (photo: official website, Moti Peretz)

After the death of the 4-year-old, the police performed a CT scan and blood tests at the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Abu Kabir.



Later, the police arranged to perform an autopsy at

the institute in order to ascertain the circumstances of the boy's death, but his parents objected due to religious reasons and appealed with the assistance of the legal department of the Zaka organization to the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court.

The suspect was strangled by his uncle, who has a background of mental problems. The boy was found lying on the floor with signs of strangulation after family members broke the door of the room he was in - which was locked. This, after the 4-year-old did not respond to their calls and after the father of the family was called from the synagogue.

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