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Oct 07, 2020 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Public protests in Israel will be limited during the coronavirus lockdown under legislation passed on Sept. 30 by the Knesset.

Protesters will be prohibited from traveling more than 1 kilometer, or 0.6 miles, to participate in a demonstration and outdoor gatherings will remain limited to 20 people.

Hours after the legislation passed in a 46-38 vote, a watchdog group filed a challenge in the Supreme Court saying the measure violates the democratic right to protest. The petition by th...