צעדה בהפגנה נגד הפגיעה בדמוקרטיה בתל אביב
Anti-government demonstrators march in Tel Aviv
Photo: Tal Shahar
Anti-government demonstrators march in Tel Aviv

Government approves extension of coronavirus emergency measures

Measures that were extended for seven days until October 13 limit demonstrations to no further than one kilometer distance from home and in groups of no more than 20 people in one location; also include closure of houses of prayers

Itamar Eichner |
Published: 10.07.20, 08:55
The government late Tuesday approved the extension of the emergency measures imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, until October 13.
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  • The measures include restricting demonstrations to no further than one kilometer from home and in groups of no more than 20 people in any one location.
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    צעדה בהפגנה נגד הפגיעה בדמוקרטיה בתל אביב
    צעדה בהפגנה נגד הפגיעה בדמוקרטיה בתל אביב
    Anti-government demonstrators march in Tel Aviv
    (Photo: Tal Shahar)
    They also include the closure of houses of worship with prayers permitted only outdoors.
    The measures came into effect at the end of September.
    Meanwhile protests continued in ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods of Jerusalem and in Haredi cities around the country.
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    עימותים הלילה בין שוטרים לקבוצות חרדיות במודיעין עילית
    עימותים הלילה בין שוטרים לקבוצות חרדיות במודיעין עילית
    Police clash with demonstrators in the ultra-Orhtodox city of Modi'in Illit
    (Photo: Police Spokesperson)
    Police detained 17 rioters who clashed with police in the Mea She'arim neighborhood of the capitol.
    Clashes were also reported during anti government demonstrations in Tel Aviv after protesters marched in violation of emergency restrictions.

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