The Israeli government's plan to enable parliament to override Supreme Court decisions and control judicial appointments would be "a disaster" for human rights, a top Human Rights Watch official says.
Israel is a sovereign country that does not make decisions based on pressures from abroad, says PM Netanyahu after US President Biden warned Tel Aviv "cannot continue" pressing for deeply controversial reforms.
President Isaac Herzog's office describes talks between working teams representing ruling coalition, Yesh Atid and the National Unity Party — two centrist parties — as "a first dialogue meeting".
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a delay to the judicial reform plans amid continued protests throughout the country.
The Israeli prime minister says he had postponed the final reading of the judiciary overhaul bill "out of national responsibility."
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to overhaul the judiciary is facing mounting opposition as tens of thousands of people burst into the streets around the country in a spontaneous show of anger over planned reforms.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to fire Yoav Gallant, a day after he urged the Israeli leader to pause the government's controversial judicial overhaul plan.
Gallant had spoken out on Saturday against Netanyahu's highly-disputed plan to overhaul Israel's judicial system, becoming the first member of the right-wing government to break ranks over the plan.
Massive protests continue to take place in Tel Aviv on Saturday as Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant called for halting government plans for judicial overhaul.
Palestine slams Israeli decision as a "betrayal" of PM Netanyahu's recent pledges to halt all illegal settlement activities during recent meetings in Jordan and Egypt.
Protesters took to the streets in the British capital to denounce Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing policies, his government's plans to overhaul the country’s judiciary and Israel's treatment of Palestinians.
Israeli divisions over coalition government's judicial reform plan widen as tens of thousands protest while right-wing PM Benjamin Netanyahu pledges to restore unity.
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