"Such actions are a violation of international law and impede the achievement of a peaceful settlement."
Israel Police is ready to change the plan of events if needed, and Arab Meretz MK Esawi Frej warned of Jerusalem Day turning into "Meron 2.0."
In a conversation with N12, Kobi Shabtai recounts why he decided not to call for a commission of inquiry • The Police knew there were dangers and weaknesses, but couldn't do anything about it.
Some 17 police officers were injured, in addition to around 205 Palestinians, over half of which were treated in Jerusalem hospitals.
Police used tasers 572 times last year, an 8% rise when compared to 2019, and a 24% rise compared to 2018.
"The passage of the parade in sensitive areas, when all warnings relate to a possible flare-up... would be irresponsible."
The final Meron victims were identified on Sunday morning at around 7 a.m. and released for burial the same day – nearly 55 hours after they died.
Public Security Minister Amir Ohana said that members of the media have attempted to drive wedges between police and government officials.
The suspect impersonated a technician from the Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) and a TV cable technician on different occasions during the month of April.
Three suspects from Jerusalem and Ma'ale Adumim allegedly began blackmailing the victim over two years ago and extorted more than NIS 2 million from him.