Far-right MK defies police and enters Nazareth

By
March 11, 2012 21:58

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Knesset Member Michael Ben-Ari defied a police ban on a protest he organized for Nazareth on Sunday, and entered the Arab city of 80,000 residents on his own for a short while.

Ben-Ari and his supporters had originally planned on entering the city and staging a protest outside the home of Knesset Member Haneen Zoabi, who recently released a series of radical anti-Israel statements.

But Police Commissioner Insp.-Gen. Yochanan Danino canceled the permit given to the protest, due to the assessment that the security situation in the south had rendered such an event too likely to end in rioting.

Ben-Ari took advantage of his diplomatic immunity to enter the city briefly, walking down a street with an Israeli flag accompanied by police. He was met by dozens of protesters from the Balad political party waving Palestinian flags, who were kept back by police.

Read the full story here

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
November 17, 2018
U.S. Coast Guard seizes $500 million worth of cocaine

By REUTERS