Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Thursday, March 9, 2023
2 detained at Ra’anana protest against judicial overhaul; intersection reopened
Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.
Police say officers have detained two suspects for alleged disorderly conduct amid protests against the judicial overhaul near Ra’anana.
A law enforcement spokesperson says officers dispersed a group of protesters who were blocking Ra’anana Junction.
“During the dispersal, police arrested two demonstrators on suspicion of disturbing the peace and the intersection was opened to traffic,” the spokesperson says.
Police say they will “continue to allow freedom of protest while maintaining public order.”