"Justice for Ahuvia!": Timeline of the demonstration

Honenu is representing those who are insisting on the investigation of the death of Ahuvia Sandak, z”l, who was tragically killed in a police car chase on Tevet 6 5781/ December 21, 2020, and defending the many who are being detained while demonstrating for change in police behavior. The car Ahuvia was in with four other boys overturned when the police car collided with it from behind. Please click here for a list of posts connected to the case.

Protest at the String Bridge; Photo credit: Ruth Grossman

Thursday, November 4, 2021 On Thursday, November 4, Ahuvia Sandak's parents and approximately 1,000 supporters demonstrated at the String Bridge in Jerusalem in a demand to put the policemen who caused Ahuvia's death on trial.

20:47 Hundreds of protesters are blocking the entrance to Jerusalem.

21:23 Five protesters have been detained.

21:27 Police brutality is being reported.

21:30 Policemen are spraying pepper spray at protesters.

MK Ben-Gvir at the protest; Photo credit: Free use

21:37 Knesset Member Itamar Ben-Gvir has arrived and is objecting to police brutality and their use of batons

21:48 Police have brought a water cannon and are spraying the protesters on the sidewalk.

21:49 Police have brought "the skunk", a non-lethal, foul-smelling liquid used with a water cannon as a means of crowd control during protests.

21:53 The entrance to Jerusalem has been blocked for approximately two hours.

22:23 The protest has strayed from the intersection. Severe police brutality is being reported. More protesters are being detained.

22:24 Rabbi Yoram Eliyahu is at the protest.

The "skunk"; Photo credit: Free use

22:31 Police are continuing to spray the water cannon.

22:32 Police have brutally detained a youth.

22:37 Police punched a youth and beat him with a baton.

22:46 A protester on the ground was shot with a Taser gun.

22:49 The Tasered protester from another angle.

22:49 The water cannon has injured a young woman.

23:09 A policeman beat a 12-year-old boy with a baton.

23:10 Reports of over 15 detainees, including minors, have reached Honenu's headquarters. Some of the detainees have been injured from police brutality. Honenu Attorney Assaf Gonen is assisting the detainees at the police station.

23:21 Video clip from the protest: Bentzi Gopstein was assaulted by a policeman who punched him in the face and beat him with a baton.

23:55 Police have brought the water cannon back. Clashes continue.

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