Plot Against Gay Pride March in Israel Alleged
Posted on Jun 22, 2007
A man has been arrested in Jerusalem on a charge of attempting to bomb a gay pride march through the city. The Israeli supreme court recently overturned a ban on the parade, sparking violent protests from religious groups.
A Gay Pride march in Jerusalem has taken place amid tight security, sparking fierce protests among the holy city’s religious communities.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man was arrested for planning to bomb the parade, Israeli police said.
At least 18 other people were arrested during the march, which came after Israel’s High Court rejected an appeal by religious groups to ban it.