Pressure from business, tech sectors likely to push Israel's government to compromise on judicial reforms
Al-Monitor Pro Members
Israeli reporter specializing in business, economics and politics
Feb. 6, 2023
A proposal to weaken the independence of the courts and politicize the government’s legal apparatus risks harming the Israeli business environment. In addition, hardline policies on the Palestinians and settlement expansion risk damaging the perception of Israel as a liberal democracy and raising the risk of resurgent violence, further deterring foreign investment and depressing local business and consumer sentiment.
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