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Ultra-Orthodox Israeli radio station fined $280k for not allowing women on its airwaves

An ultra-Orthodox radio station in Israel has been ordered to pay out $ 280,000 in damages, for refusing to put women on the air, in the first class-action lawsuit on civil rights in the Jewish State. An Israeli court ruled on Thursday that Kol Barama radio station must dole out one million shekels (US$ 280,000) in damages as part of ...

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews clash with police over Israeli military draft law (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Nearly 20 activists have been arrested in the Israeli city of Bnei Brak after hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews clashed with police over the recent arrest of a yeshiva student who tried to evade military service. Some 500 members of the radical Jerusalem Faction took to the streets of Bnei Brak on Monday, causing traffic mayhem. During the rally, organizers instructed ...

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Israeli police use stun grenades against ultra-Orthodox rioters in Jerusalem

Israeli police launched stun grenades at hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem, who were protesting against plans to arrest a female draft-dodger. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that law-enforcement units dispersed rioters ‘with stun grenades’ after four policemen sustained minor injuries in clashes. Police units in Jerusalem dispersed an ultra religious illegal demonstration with stun grenades after 4 police officers ...

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‘We’d rather die than enlist’: Ultra-Orthodox Jews clash with police over military draft (VIDEOS)

Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews have blocked roads and clashed with police in Israel, protesting military drafts. Footage shows protesters being dragged away by law enforcement. The latest violent encounter between the members of Ultra-Orthodox community and law enforcement happened in the center of Bnei Brak city, several kilometers east of Tel Aviv, on Monday evening, Israeli media reported. Demonstrators blocked the ...

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Innocent woman knocked down by Israeli ‘skunk cannon’ targeting ultra-Orthodox protesters (VIDEO)

Published time: 27 Nov, 2017 00:30 An innocent passerby trying to cross the street in Jerusalem on Sunday has been hit in the back of her head and sent flying several meters away by an Israeli police skunk-water cannon, deployed against ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting army conscription. A crowd of protesters staged yet another sit-in, obstructing traffic at the corner of ...

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish protesters dispersed by mounted police & skunk cannons in Jerusalem (VIDEOS)

Published time: 26 Nov, 2017 20:39 Edited time: 26 Nov, 2017 20:40 Some 35 ultra-Orthodox demonstrators have been arrested in Jerusalem during an anti-draft protest. The protesters disrupted road and light rail traffic, while the police deployed stinking water cannons to disperse the crowd. Dozens of ultra-Orthodox anti draft protesters gathered in central Jerusalem on Sunday, blocking road and light ...

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At least 58 arrested in ultra-Orthodox protests against Israeli military draft (VIDEOS)

At least 58 protesters have been arrested in Israel as ultra-Orthodox anti-draft demonstrations entered a second day. Police said they were arrested for “blocking roads and causing public disturbances.” The two days of protests were sparked in response to two ultra-Orthodox students being arrested on Sunday for failing to show up to the Israel Defense Forces draft offices. Forty were ...

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