Israel protests: Thousands march in opposition to Netanyahu court docket reform

Tens of hundreds of Israelis have marched once more in nationwide protests in opposition to the federal government’s plan to curb Supreme Court powers.

This is the eleventh week of mass demonstrations, as opponents of the reforms accuse right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of undermining judicial independence.

Mr Netanyahu, who’s on trial on corruption fees, says his purpose is to revive a stability of energy between the federal government and Israel’s high court docket.

The escalating protests have impacted on the financial system and prompted a risk by some navy reservists to defy call-up orders.

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