Police will act against Sderot if blocks roads
Dr. Aaron Lerner 18 June 2006
IMRA asked Mickey Rosenfeld, spokesperson for the Israel Police, if the
police intend to arrest the mayor of Sderot and the rest of the members of
the city council if the Sderot municipality blocks the entrances and exits
to the town. IMRA also asked if the police are prepared to act to remove
Rosenfeld advised that while protests, for example, marches, could be held
in Sderot that affect traffic if permits are issued, that the Israel Police
would act if the entrances and exits to the town are blocked outside of the
framework of protest activities that are issued permits for. Rosenfeld
emphasized that the primary role of the Israel Police in Sderot is to
provide security for the residents of the city.
With regard to if the police would arrest the mayor of Sderot if truckers
following his orders block the roads or only act against the truckers,
Rosenfeld replied that the Israel Police would act in accordance with the
Sderot decides to step up anti-Qassam protests
YNET Shmulike Hadad YNET 06/18/2006 17:56
At the end of an emergency meeting in Sderot's municipality regarding
protest activities against the constant Qassam attacks, it was decided to
adopt a number of additional protest measures, including concluding the
school year in the city.
In addition, the entrance and exit to the town will be blocked starting
Monday, as well as the Knesset and governmental offices. Meanwhile protest
activities in the town will continue.