20,000 People Attended Mass Rally in Barclay’s Center June 11.
Brooklyn, NY – On June 11th, 2017, 20,000 gathered at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for a massive rally against the state of Israel’s discriminatory policy of drafting religious Jews…
Religious Jews in Israel are regularly flogged with batons, sprayed with water cannons, and brutally beaten and arrested by the law enforcement. They face lengthy incarcerations for peacefully demonstrating or refusing to enlist in the army.
Have You Or Someone You Know Been a Victim of Israeli Police Brutality?
As the Israeli government steps up their efforts to draft Orthodox Jews, the Israeli police has become more and more violent in their approach to quelch the opposition. Peaceful protests are regularly broken up with teargas and police batons. Young men and boys are being arrested in the middle of the night for refusing to serve. Elementary schoolers have been thrown into unmarked police cars for the crime of “verbally abusing” IDF soliders. Help us to document such injustices so that we can take action and stand up for our rights.
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