» 05/28/2007, 00.00
Ministerial committee calls for ban on Gay pride in Jerusalem
Draft bill proposal is approved and ready for Knesset vote. It would grant Jerusalem City Council the power to ban public gatherings deemed dangerous for public order or offensive to religious sentiments.
Jewish groups mobilising to stop Jerusalem's Gay Pride parade
Parade is scheduled for November 10. Counterdemonstrations and protests are being organised. Police might stop everything for security reasons.
03/08/2015 ISRAEL – PALESTINE
Israel outlines new measures against Jewish extremists, but some see only hypocrisy
Steps include administrative detention without charges. The man who stabbed a teenage girl at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride had been released a few weeks before. Those responsible for the death of a Palestinian child burnt alive are still on the run. For Abbas, Israel’s policy of protecting illegal settlements has led to violence. In ten years, 11,000 attacks against Palestinians have been recorded. Only 1.9 per cent of complaints end in conviction. Israel’s democracy is at risk.
05/07/2006 ISRAEL VATICAN
Chief Rabbi asks Pope to stop Jerusalem gay parade
Top Sephardic leader is hopeful religious leaders' protest will stop the event that violates and humiliates the holy city. Chief Ashkenazi rabbi also wants the parade stopped.
05/01/2006 PALESTINE - ISRAEL
Jerusalem vote "tied" to Sharon's health
A Fatah Christian candidate on the Palestinian election: with the Olmert regency, the decision about voting in occupied Jerusalem may be deferred. It may even be difficult to push ahead with the electoral campaign. Then there are problems linked to the elections and the internal workings of the PNA.
Israelis to the polls, without little confidence in Netanyahu or Herzog
Polling stations close at 22 tonight. Polls point to few seats for Zionist Union. But the Likud could succeed in sewing alliance for majority. Netanyahu bets on security against the Islamic State and Iran and excludes the creation of a Palestinian state. The Herzog party tries to address concerns within society and wants to resume dialogue with the Palestinians.
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