Two of the Hadash activists who participated in the demonstration organized by the Black Flag Movement on Saturday evening, April 25, Tel Aviv's Rabin Square; the Hadash placard reads "When the government is against the people, the people are against the government."

Thousands Denounce Netanyahu/ Gantz Coalition Deal in Tel Aviv

Thousands gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square Saturday night, April 25, for the latest “Black Flag” demonstration to protest the erosion of Israeli democracy under far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s leadership. Speakers detailed for the audience how the new coalition deal threatens to trample Israel’s quasi-constitutional Basic Laws and destroys the authority of the Knesset. At…

While adhering to social distancing regulations, thousands participate in a “Black Flag Protest" that was held Sunday evening, April 19, in Rabin Square in Central Tel Aviv.

Fearing Possible Popular Uprising, Ministers Seek to Limit Protest Size

Far-right governmental ministers are reportedly pushing to limit the size of protests as part of restrictions ostensibly aimed at containing the coronavirus. Until now, protests have been one of the few public activities allowed under Israel’s strict lockdown rules. The most prominent of these protests have been political in nature directed against far-right and corrupt…

MK Odeh: For Most Israeli Citizens, the Unity Deal is a Slap in the Face

Israel’s rival leaders broke the country’s unprecedented political impasse Monday evening, April 20, when far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former challenger MK Benny Gantz announced that they had signed a deal to join forces and form a unity government. The new ruling coalition will be characterized by neoliberal economic policies and the advancement and strengthening…

MK Ayman Odeh addresses protesters in the rally held Sunday evening in Central Tel-Aviv. The backdrop behind him reads: "Black Flag Protest – Fighting for Democracy."

Thousands Rally in TA; Hadash MK Odeh Calls for a Broad Jewish-Arab Coalition for Peace and Democracy

Thousands of “Black Flag” protestors, among them Hadash and Communist Party of Israel activists, gathered on Sunday evening, April 19, in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square to demonstrate against the far-right government. The anti-Netanyahu protest was the most political in nature of the several led by grassroots movement over the past month since COVID-19 restrictions have been…

A convoy of cars of members from the "Black Flag" protest movement arrives at Kibbutz Givat Haim to protest outside the home of Israeli Resilience MK Ram Shefa, March 28, 2020.

Demonstrations Continue against the Far-Right “Unity Government”

Hundreds of demonstrators belonging to the “Black Flag” movement drove on Saturday, March 28, to the homes of several MKs from Benny Gantz’s Israel Resilience party to protest his unanticipated decision Thursday, March 26, to join a far-right “unity government” under racist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A unity deal between the racist Likud and Israel Resilience…