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Aid NGO slams Israeli security forces for restricting activists during Pope's visit

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
May 22, 2014 01:36

An Israeli legal aid NGO condemned security forces on Wednesday for issuing restraining orders against several right-wing youth activist, a move seeking to prevent disruptions during Pope Francis's visit to the region on May 24-26.

Honenu – which provides legal assistance to Israeli Jews accused of nationalist crimes against Palestinians - criticized the move as "encouraging anarchy" in the country.


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