Israel's Netanyahu praises police over ultra-Orthodox protests

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised police on Monday after ultra-Orthodox protesters clashed with security forces and torched a bus in protest against coronavirus restrictions. “The police used force, as they should against those who don’t respect the law,” the premier said, during a visit to a vaccination centre. Clashes broke out late Sunday in several ultra-Orthodox districts, including Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv and Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, where residents protested against lockdown measures. Bus driver Ayal Tzipori was injured in the attack and taken to hospital. “I don’t know…

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