To the Deputy of the Knesset from the «Likud» Amir Ohana charge of security, said the radio station «Galey TSAHAL». The reason was the threat to the address of the MP on the eve of the Pride Parade.
According to the «Galey TSAHAL», sources in the environment of Amira Potection, openly gay, announced that he is going to participate in the tel Aviv parade, but it had received threats, and threatened him not an extremist opponents of the LGBT community, and certain elements within this community, dissatisfied with the presence in the Pride Parade of right-wing MP, and expressed regret at the fact that this is a manifestation of hatred came from the people, proud of their tolerance.
Ohana has caused the dissatisfaction of some members of the community, because he refused to vote in the Knesset over the opposition put forward by the bills on equality of sexual minorities.
Amir Ohana was sworn in as a Deputy at the end of December 2015. He heads the LGBT cell of party «Likud». Previously he served in the army, is a commander in the IDF reserve service, and also worked in the Shin bet.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, welcoming the new MP, pointed out that Ohana is the first representative of the gay community by winning the open primaries.