Pride March Protest Cases
Honenu has represented many citizens whose fundamental rights to freedom of expression and freedom of protest have been violated with regard to pride marches. Please see below posts about some of the cases.
April 6, 2022: Strip-searched students awarded 25,500 NIS compensation
January 24, 2022: Police to compensate for false detention on Pride March day September 5, 2021: J’lem resident sues over false detention during Pride March August 18, 2021: Another youth compensated over detention at J’lem Pride March August 17, 2021: Police to compensate youth over false detention at J’lem Pride March July 27, 2021: Ra’anana resident compensated over false detention during Pride March July 8, 2021: Complaint filed over Tel Aviv Pride March detentions
June 23, 2021: Pro-LGBT campaign posters hung on police station wall June 6, 2021: 2021 Jerusalem Pride March detentions – Update June 3, 2021: 2021 Jerusalem Pride March detentions June 2, 2021: “A Test of Freedom: False Detentions During Pride Month Events” May 3, 2021: Youth to be compensated over false detention during Pride March November 8, 2020: Youths compensated over false detention before Pride March September 22, 2020: Victim of mistaken identity to receive compensation
July 9, 2020: Complaint filed over violations of Pride March opponents’ rights June 28, 2020: Baseless detentions in Jerusalem on day of Pride March January 30, 2020: Brutally detained Pride March protesters sue police October 3, 2019: Victim of mistaken identity sues police August 15, 2019: Mistaken identity led to detention, distancing order November 9, 2016: Youth detained for six month old Facebook post
July 21, 2016: 55-year-old man detained over Facebook post opposing Pride March July 20, 2016: Police give teacher warning in middle of night
See here for a related case in which printing house owners appealed to the Be’er Sheva District Court regarding a ruling which obligates them to compensate Israel’s LGBT Task Force over refusal to print material which violates the owners’ beliefs