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Two haredim arrested for defacing Rachel Azaria campaign posters

Two haredi residents of Jerusalem were arrested Sunday night while trying to tear down campaign posters supporting MK Rachel Azaria, a candidate in the Jerusalem mayoral race, Army Radio reported Monday morning.
The posters were plastered on a public bus in the Geula neighborhood. The suspects, both 15-years-old, were taken in for questioning.The arrests follow Sunday nights widescale defamation of Azaria's campaign posters.
“This violent attempt to harm the election does not reflect Jerusalem, Jerusalemites or the haredi population of the city,” Azaria said at the time. “This was just an extremist fringe group. We in Jerusalem know how to live together in mutual respect, even if it is not always easy. We won’t let the extremists decide for us.”
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