Because of the demonstration of persons with disabilities Thursday, July 13, on the hour was blocked the intersection of NIR Galim, highway 41 and one of the entrances to Ashdod. Currently, the movement is restored, reports the press service of the police.
On July 9 activists of the movement for the rights of disabled people blocked highway 1 in the area of Latroun and highway 4 southbound from junction Basra. Activists are demanding higher disability benefits.
On 21 June a group of disabled people blocked traffic at the entrance to the airport named after Ben-Gurion from highway 1. About 50 protesters in wheelchairs chained themselves to the cars, completely blocking the track. Some of the protesters threatened to set themselves on fire.
27 June, more than 100 disabled people held a protest outside the residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. Two of them tried to commit self-immolation.