US president not the only one attacking the judiciary

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Israel’s President on land-grab law: We will look like an apartheid state – Yossi Verter – Haaretz 12.02.17
Reuven Rivlin strongly opposes the ‘Regularisation Law,’ which enables Israel to expropriate private Palestinian land where settlements and outposts have been built. ‘It will cause Israel to be seen as an apartheid state, which it is not.’ Also opposes mooted law to enable Knesset to override Supreme Court.

Bayit Yehudi MK Yogev seeks to strip power from Supreme Court – Udi Shaham – The Jerusalem Posts 12.02.17
‘This bill is based on the fact that currently there is no Basic Law that authorizes the court to annul laws.’ In 2015, Yogev said that a D9 armoured tractor should be sent to raze the court.

Proposed law aims to give Knesset full authority – Uzi Baruch – Arutz Sheva 11.02.17
Proposed law aims to cancel Supreme Court’s ‘right’ to cancel laws enacted by Knesset, suggests Israel adopt UK-like model.

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