Matrix Pod: Rule of Law – Protest, Democracy and the Rule of Law: What is going down in Israel?


In Season 2 Episode 2 of the Matrix Pod: The Rule of Law Richard Hermer KC, Phillippa Kaufmann KC and Michael Sfard examine the events unfolding in Israel.

Thousands of citizens in Israel are currently protesting against legislation that is designed to increase governmental control over the appointment of judges and to limit the powers of the judiciary. Richard, Phillippa and Michael discuss why it has taken the proposed changes to the independence of the judiciary to get thousands onto the streets in protest and what the future will hold.