Israeli parliament passes divisive law weakening Supreme Court | News



Thousands marched from Tel Aviv to West Jerusalem in opposition to the bill, and protests have continued.

The Israeli parliament, or Knesset, has voted to pass a bill that would overhaul the country’s judiciary and limit its powers, despite mass protests from the country’s opposition.

Last minute talks to find a compromise, led by the country’s president, failed to stop Israel’s far-right government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, from pushing ahead with the vote.

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