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'I remind you that Israel is a democratic state'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir warns police against making groundless arrests of right wing activists ahead of today's gay pride parade.

'I remind you that Israel is a democratic state'

'The detective thought it was a code word'

Michael Shlissel, brother of gay parade stabber, tells Arutz Sheva police are harassing his family; 'they thought it was a code word.'

Yishai Schlissel's brother denies attack plans

Dad of victim refuses to meet dad of murderer

Yishai Schlissel's father disavows son's actions, says he felt like 'my own daughter was killed'; Shira Banki's father declines meeting.

Gay pride stabber's father wants to meet victim's family

Stabber's family to remain out of Jerusalem

Police detain Yishai Shlissel's mother, brothers for questioning, order them to stay out of Jerusalem during Pride Parade.

Stabber's family ordered to stay out of Jerusalem during parade

Zion Square to become 'Tolerance Square'

Municipality and NIF group agree to rename square in honor of Shira Banki, who was slain during a gay parade.

Jerusalem's Zion Square to become 'Tolerance Square'

Gay Pride Stabber Deemed Fit to Stand Trial

Yishai Shlissel to be charged with murder and attempted murder after psychiatric evaluation finds him responsible for his actions.

Gay Pride Stabber Deemed Fit to Stand Trial

Gay Pride Victims Kept in Dark About Investigation

Victims call on police to apologize for their role in allowing the stabber to attend the event and attack again.

Victims of Gay Pride Stabbing Kept in Dark About Investigation

Gay Pride Stabber Sent to Psychiatric Ward

Yishai Shlissel sent for further observation after being sentenced for evaluation last week. Could he be deemed unfit to stand trial?

Gay Pride Stabber Sent to Psychiatric Ward

Jerusalem Wall Poster War Over Gay Parade Stabber

Posters condemn Yishai Shlissel as a 'disgusting creature,' days after extremists plastered flyers praising his actions.

Jerusalem Wall Poster War Over Gay Parade Stabber

Gay Pride Stabber Had Psychotic Incident in Prison

Yishai Shlissel was declared a paranoid psychotic in 2009 and resisted psychiatric care - but police did nothing about it.

Gay Pride Stabber Had Psychotic Incident in Prison

Gay Pride Stabber Sent for Psychiatric Observation

Jerusalem Magistrates Court unsure whether Yishai Shlissel is fit to stand trial after he refuses to participate in legal proceedings.

Gay Pride Stabber Sent for Psychiatric Observation

Stabber's Mother Expresses Sorrow for Son's Deed

'We think it's really a great tragedy,' says Rivka Shlissel. 'We regret this very much and pray for the immediate recovery of the victims.'

Stabber's Mother Expresses Sorrow for Son's Deed

'Blame the Police for Gay Stabbing, Not Lehava'

Leader of Lehava group answers Labor leader's call to label his group 'terrorist' just because it demonstrated against the gay parade.

'Blame the Police for Gay Stabbing, Not Legal Protesters'

Jerusalem Police Violently Arrest Rabbi's Wife

Police wound rabbi's wife while arresting her on suspicion of knowing haredi stabber at gay parade, rush her to the hospital.

Jerusalem Police Violently Arrest Rabbi's Wife

Pride Stabber 'Does Not Recognize' Israeli Gov't

Yishai Shlissel, who stabbed six people at the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade, says he did it because Israel 'does not follow Torah law.'

Gay Pride Stabber 'Does Not Recognize' Israeli Gov't

'Gay Parade Stabber Desecrated G-d's Name'

Leading religious Zionist rabbi, Rabbi Druckman, strongly condemns haredi attacker and says arson in Arab village is 'anti-Jewish.'

'Gay Parade Stabber Desecrated G-d's Name'

'Fight Gay Parade - Within Framework of the Law'

Jerusalem councilman condemns stabbing attack on Jerusalem gay parade, calls to continue legal opposition to provocative march.

'Fight the Gay Parade - Within the Framework of the Law'

Six Stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride March

Haredi attacker is the same man jailed for attacking parade in 2005, had only just been released from jail.

Six Injured in Stabbing Attack at Jerusalem Gay Pride Marchplayer