Police arrest protest leader Moshe Radman near Knesset

Protest leader Moshe Radman is arrested by police during a demonstration against the government's planned judicial overhaul on March 23, 2023. (Erik Marmor/Flash90)
Illustrative: Protest leader Moshe Radman is arrested by police during a demonstration against the government's planned judicial overhaul on March 23, 2023. (Erik Marmor/Flash90)

Police have arrested prominent anti-overhaul protester Moshe Radman near the Knesset.

A video clip shows Radman, one of the leaders of the protest movement, lying on grounds in handcuffs as a police officer tells a bystander filming to back away.

There is no immediate statement from police on why Radman was arrested.

The incident came as police were seeking to clear protesters blocking access to the Knesset, deploying water cannons and mounted officers to do so.

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