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Ya’alon calls to reject governments ‘clearly illegal’ judicial overhaul plans

Former defense minister Moshe Ya'alon attends a protest against Benjamin Netanyahu's government, at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, January 14, 2023. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)
Former defense minister Moshe Ya'alon attends a protest against Benjamin Netanyahu's government, at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, January 14, 2023. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon says Justice Minister Yariv Levin’s plans to shake up the judiciary by severely curbing the High Court of Justice’s judicial review powers and cementing political control over the appointment of judges, must be rejected.

Speaking to Channel 12 news from tonight’s anti-government protest in Tel Aviv. Ya’alon says “Levin’s plan is clearly illegal and one must refuse to obey it.”

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