13.11.2011 16.Cheschwan. 5772
Rampant ‘price tag’ operations show we haven’t learned the lessons from the assassination, says activist.
Sixteen years after three shots from an assassin’s gun took the life of Yitzhak Rabin, some 10,000 people came to Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv to commemorate his life, and to issue calls for nonviolence and renewed efforts for peace with neighboring countries and the Palestinians.
Peace Now General Director Yariv Oppenheimer said ahead of Saturday evening’s rally that the annual event would be more political than in previous years, and would focus largely on “price tag” operations – acts of violence by right-wing settlers targeting Palestinians and Israeli security personnel – and government legislation he said was being pushed forward to weaken the media, left-wing and opposition voices, and the Supreme Court….