More than 150,000 people attend the gay pride parade through the streets of Tel Aviv on a tense day

More than 150,000 people took to the streets of Cairo Tel Aviv This Thursday to attend The gay pride parade Within the framework of a tense day due to the threats against society, which have increased in recent months as a result of the entry of the ultra-Orthodox and the extreme right-wingers into Benjamin Netanyahu government.

The rally, which started at 5:00 pm (local time) in the surrounding streets Charles Clore Beach, Tight security measures have been taken, since Israeli police And prevented entry to the region with weapons and drones, according to what was reported by the newspaper ‘Times of Israel’.

Actually, it is Major General Ami Esheed The Tel Aviv District Commander admitted that the day was a challenge mainly due to the “nationalist and homophobic and transphobic sentiments” in the air after Pride parade in Jerusalem Last week, as well as security concerns.

As part of their operation, the police arrested a suspect, a resident of Tel Aviv, who was carrying a taser, a pickaxe, pepper spray and an unidentified chemical. The 33-year-old is known to authorities for the hate crimes alleged against him LGTBI communityHe was taken to the police station for questioning.

Before the start of the show, Haaretz reported that: facadeThe vandalism of the LGTB Center in Tel Aviv In black painted with an extreme right logo.

And the Israeli police should have already declared a “high alert” for the Pride parade in the city of Jerusalem after its critics, mostly from the far right, called it an “abomination march” and incited violence in Telegram groups.

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The Israeli authorities deploy strong security services in the marches d gay pride Because at the 2015 rallies, an ultra-Orthodox man named Yishai Schlissel stabbed a teenage girl to death weeks after he was released from prison after serving a ten-year sentence for stabbing several people at another rally in 2005.

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