The Washington Post reports:
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inaugurated the most right-wing government in Israel’s history on Thursday, launching a divisive chapter of national politics that pits newly influential ultrareligious, ultranationalist leaders against an opposition that warns democracy is in peril.
They are already pursuing plans to restrict the rights of minorities, alter the system of governmental checks and balances, hollow out the Israeli judiciary, exert influence over the army and security forces, and allow harsher treatment of Palestinians in Israel and the occupied territories.
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Benjamin Netanyahu has been sworn in as the leader of what is likely to be Israel’s most right-wing government in history https://t.co/fznH0qDcCC
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) December 29, 2022
Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent victory has led to the creation of what’s being described as Israel’s most far-right government.
The leader has aligned himself with nationalist and Orthodox parties targeting Palestinians, non-Orthodox Jewish people, women and the LGBTQ+ community. pic.twitter.com/i5aDohgxGk
— CBS Mornings (@CBSMornings) December 29, 2022
Two Netanyahu allies from the ultranationalist Religious Zionism party said their faction seeks to change an anti-discrimination law in a way that would permit businesses and doctors to deny service to LGBTQ people on the basis of religious belief.https://t.co/gZfj4nF86o
— The Associated Press (@AP) December 27, 2022