Monday, October 23, fighters for the rights of disabled people carried out a protest near the Prime Minister’s residence in Jerusalem. In this regard, Kaplan street is blocked to traffic. In place are the police.
Meanwhile, near the Knesset protesting about 120 blind, who need to increase their allowance for movement. Currently it is an average of 790 shekels a month.
They require to equate it with the manual movement, in which wheelchair – 2364 shekels per month. The protesters claim that blind people are forced to sit at home alone because they have no money to go out somewhere.
Earlier organizations of disabled people who oppose an agreement to raise the benefits reached with the government, established a protest tent near the Knesset building.