Murder trial of Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade stabber opens

The trial for murder and six counts of attempted murder of Yishai Schlissel, who stabbed participants in the July Gay Pride Parade in the capital, on Sunday opened in the Jerusalem District Court.

The stabbings horrified the country, garnered across-the-board condemnation from Israeli society, including from Orthodox religious figures, and drew international attention due to the ferocity of the attack and the footage that emerged of it.


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