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Israel: in the streets, another country defends the banner of democracy


REPORT - For several weeks, demonstrators have been protesting against the Israeli government's judicial reform, which plans to limit the powers of the Supreme Court.

Correspondent in Jerusalem.

Over the course of the demonstrations, an emblem has emerged as the symbol of the refusal of judicial reform.

The demonstrators did not go looking for it far, it is the flag of Israel.

Every Saturday evening, since the beginning of January, a white and blue tide rises above the demonstrators.

In their eyes, it is more than a symbol, a kind of war prize, proof that they are indeed the defenders of the fatherland.


We were treated so dirty leftists

," rejoices Isabelle Pereira.

A lifelong opponent of Benyamin Netanyahu, she never misses a demonstration.

But look

, she continues,

we recovered our flags, our

Hatikva (the Israeli national anthem, Ed),

our reservists.

We got Zionism back!

Zionism is us!”


”, that is to say this colorful crowd which, for eleven weeks, has been pounding the pavement without demobilizing.

The latest protests, Saturday March 18, brought together half a million people across Israel…

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Source: lefigaro

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