Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Thursday, March 9, 2023
Protesters block junctions around country as ‘day of resistance’ continues
Protesters turn out to demonstrations at bridges and intersections around the country against the government’s judicial shakeup plans, as the “day of resistance” continues.
Karkur Junction in the north, a main street in the central city of Ness Ziona, parts of the Coastal Highway, a major street in Rehovot and other main thoroughfares are reportedly blocked by rallies.
Police say 22 protesters were arrested this morning and afternoon in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.