Netanyahu postpones judicial reform

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Staff via Getty Images) OAN Brooke MalloryUpdated 4:04 PM – Monday, March 27, 2023 Israel’s largest trade union announced a major strike on Monday against judicial reforms proposed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, sending the country’s political turmoil into uncharted territory. Many government ministries, the country’s three largest cities, banks, ports and […]

Netanyahu Pauses Legislation, But Vows Judicial Reform Will Pass

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced in his national address on Monday that the judicial reform bill would be put on hold to allow negotiations, but vowed the reform would be passed in some form. His remarks came a day after Netanyahu fired Defense Minister Yoav Gallant for delivering an unauthorized speech against reform while […]

Netanyahu pauses judicial overhaul legislation post protests

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will postpone his controversial coalition’s judicial reform bill until next month, officials said Monday after a tumultuous night of protests and a nationwide strike. National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gubir said he had agreed to delay the introduction of the controversial bill until parliament reconvened for the summer parliament on April […]

Israel’s president calls for halt to Netanyahu-led judicial reform as countrywide protests intensify

Israel’s ceremonial president called for an immediate halt to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s newly proposed judicial reforms. Isaac Herzog’s plea comes hours after Netanyahu sacked Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, who denounced government reforms. The layoffs also prompted colleges across the country to protest and shut down, and labor unions called for a general strike. Israel’s […]

Netanyahu Removes Defense Minister over Opposition to Judicial Reform

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed Defense Minister Yoav Gallant after delivering an unauthorized speech calling on the government to halt ongoing judicial reforms in the country. Gallant delivered the speech while Netanyahu was out of the country on an official visit to the UK. While opposition parties and left-leaning media celebrated Galant’s […]

Israel’s Netanyahu fires defense minister over opposition to judicial overhaul; protest erupt

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed his defense minister after warning that planned judicial reforms could collapse the country’s military, and tens of thousands of citizens took to the streets in protest Sunday night. urged me to leave. Netanyahu’s office issued a short statement, saying the prime minister “decided tonight to dismiss Defense Minister Yoav […]

Netanyahu fires Israeli defense minister over judicial plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed his defense minister over a controversial plan to tighten the government’s control over the country’s judicial system, accusing it of breaking a controversial plan. Netanyahu summoned former army general Yoav Galant to his office and said, “He will be fired because he no longer trusts him.” The […]

GOP senators tear into ‘unqualified’ judicial nominee: ‘Skill and merit are low on Joe Biden’s priority list’

Exclusive: Republican senators said President Joe Biden’s nominee for the U.S. District Court for Colorado was stymied for the post after being baffled by Senator John Kennedy, R-La., during a confirmation hearing last week. are called “unqualified”. Justice of the Peace Kato Cruz was unable to answer Kennedy’s questions about how to “analyze” Brady’s movements, […]

Biden Judicial Nominee Clueless on Due Process Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – Joe Biden’s judicial candidate, Kato Cruz, stumbled at Wednesday’s Senate confirmation hearing. He was ignorant of one of the most basic constitutional protections against citizens accused of crimes by the government, confused it with Second Amendment rights, and appeared similarly confused. . Biden appointed Cruz as a trial judge for the United […]