Special forces from Israel’s Border Police suppressing the demonstration against house demolitions and for housing rights held in Jerusalem on Tuesday, March 14. In the circle, MK Yousef Jabareen as he is being assaulted by a border policeman.

Border Police Assault MK Jabareen at Protest over Home Demolitions

About 200 demonstrators from Arab communities throughout Israel held a protest against home demolitions outside the Ministry of Finance in Jerusalem on Tuesday, March 14,  as legislators in the nearby Knesset discussed a draft of the proposed “Kaminitz bill” that would increase penalties for and tighten enforcement against “illegal construction.” The Committee of the Heads…