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Report: US Caught Inciting Protests in Israel, Netanyahu Furious

•, Redacted and Aljazeera

Redacted reports that the US State Department has funded Israel's protests that show signs of an organized 'color revolution' through non-violent protests.

Summary by JW Williams

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu came back into power several in January and formed a coalition government with the extreme far-right influenced by Meir Kahana. Hundreds of thousands of Israelis have been protesting since the beginning of the year when Netanyahu announced plans to curb the power of the judiciary. Netanyahu fired Defense Minister Yoav Gallant in March after he opposed changing the judicial system. assive protests ensued, including strikes.

The proposed changes would limit the Supreme Court's powers to rule against the legislature and the executive, giving the Israeli parliament (Knesset) the power to override Supreme Court decisions with a simple majority of 61 votes out of 120. A second proposal would take away the Supreme Court's authority to review the legality of Israel's Basic Laws, which function as the country's constitution.