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Ethiopian demonstrators claim double standard on right to protest outside Netanyahu’s home

The authorities say Ethiopian Israelis’ protest camp near the Prime Minister’s Residence is disturbing the neighbors. Funny, they never said that about other demonstrations.


For nearly two years now the sidewalk outside attorney David Hagoel’s home in Jerusalem has been blocked. As someone who lives on the corner of Ramban Street opposite the Prime Minister’s Residence, Hagoel is used to protesters pitching their tents nearby. It doesn’t bother him anymore.

Yayo Avraham.

Yayo Avraham. 'People will come to Jerusalem from every corner of the country - Photo by: Emil Salman

“The protest vigil doesn’t infringe on my right and my family’s right to privacy,” Hagoel wrote last week.

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