Netanyahu Pauses Plans For Judicial Reforms Amid Protests

  • Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that he would pause advancing legislation on judicial reform after protests broke out across the country, according to Israel National News.
  • Netanyahu fired his Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, who had been one of the first in the government to voice opposition to the prime minister’s reform plan, according to NBC News.
  • The legislation has been pushed off until the upcoming summer term of the Knesset, Israel’s legislative branch, to give elected officials time to further discuss the proposal, according to Israel National News.
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