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Protests in Israel as Supreme Court tells Netanyahu to fire minister

Hundreds of supportive Shas party members are gathered outside the home of Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, calling to overturn the Supreme Court ruling that his prior convictions bar his appointment.

Hundreds are demonstrating on Wednesday night outside the Jerusalem home of Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, protesting a court ruling earlier in the day negating his appointment.

The Supreme Court ruled that the appointment of Deri as minister was “unreasonable in the extreme” due to his criminal convictions, especially the one for tax fraud in January 2022.

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