Hundreds in Tel Aviv Turn Out Over Police Curbs on Protests During the Coronavirus Crisis

Police have toughened the rules for holding demonstrations amid the coronavirus crisis, though these steps are not grounded in law, state emergency regulations or Health Ministry orders

Josh Breiner
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Hundreds of demonstrators protested Thursday evening in Tel Aviv against the police’s curbs on demonstrations, curbs the police say will help contain the spread of the coronavirus. 

The protesters, who are members of the so-called Black Flag movement, assert that the restrictions infringe on their right to demonstrate.