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Saturday, January 9, 2021
20:46 Day 20 of demonstrations following the death of Ahuvia Sandak, z”l.
After Shabbat, hundreds of demonstrators came out to dozens of intersections and other central locations throughout Israel in protest of the death of Ahuvia Sandak, z”l.
The demonstrators are carrying signs with Ahuvia’s photograph, calling for the Central Unit of Yehuda and Shomron Police to be closed and calling for an external investigative committee to examine the conduct of the Central Unit of Yehuda and Shomron Police.
Demonstrations are taking place in Haifa, Tzfat, Ma’aleh Ephraim, Gush Etzion, Nof HaGalil, Bat Yam, Kiryat Arba, Kedumim, Netanya, and Tel Aviv, and also at the String Bridge in Jerusalem, the Alonim Junction, the Tapuah Junction, the Michmash Junction, the Nitzan Junction and the Ra’anana Junction, among other locations.
20:56 String Bridge, Jerusalem
The protesters are standing on the sidewalk and the police are demanding that they disperse.
String Bridge; Video credit: Free use
21:07 Demonstration opposite residence of PIU head
In Netanya, dozens of demonstrators are protesting opposite the residence of Keren Bar-Menachem, the head of the Police Investigation Unit, demanding an end to the cover-up.
21:39 Demonstration continues opposite residence of PIU head
Currently over 150 people are demonstrating opposite the residence of PIU head Keren Bar-Menachem and calling on her to resign. Additional demonstrations are taking place in Haifa, Tzfat, Ma’aleh Ephraim, Gush Etzion, Nof HaGalil, Bat Yam, Kiryat Arba, Kedumim, Netanya, and Tel Aviv, and also at the String Bridge in Jerusalem, the Alonim Junction, the Tapuah Junction, the Michmash Junction, and the Ra’anana Junction, among other locations.
21:40 Injured youths testified to PIU
On Thursday, January 7, 18 days after the incident in which Ahuvia Sandak, z”l, was killed, the youths who were injured gave their first testimonies and filed a complaint with the Police Investigation Unit (PIU). The youths were summoned on Wednesday, after the PIU received widespread public criticism for allowing a long time to elapse before taking testimony from the youths who were in the car that was rammed by policemen from the Central Unit of Yehuda and Shomron Police. See here for details.
22:44 Tonight’s detainees
Honenu’s headquarters have received reports that a total of approximately ten protesters have been detained this evening. A minor was detained at the Michmash Junction, an adult at the Kedumim Junction, and others at the Tapuah Junction, in Tzfat and at the String Bridge in Jerusalem. Some of the detainees were quickly released, others were taken to a police station. Honenu Attorneys are assisting the detainees.