Israel justice minister slams court for ‘taking all powers’

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Israel’s Justice Minister Yariv Levin on Monday slammed the country’s top court for “taking all powers” after justices struck down a key component of the government’s controversial legal reforms.

In their ruling, “judges are taking into their hands all the powers, which in a democratic regime are divided in a balanced way between the three branches” of government, Levin, the architect of the judicial overhaul, said on Telegram.


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