Anti-Netanyahu Black Flag protesters demonstrate near Ketura, a kibbutz located north of Eilat in the Arabah desert, Saturday, February 20, 2021.

Activists Assaulted as Thousands Protest a Month before Elections

Thousands gathered on Saturday, February 20, throughout Israel for the 35th week in a row to protest corruption and the far-right government’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus epidemic; this less than two weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in court on February 8, to respond to charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three…

Protesters call for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's resignation on Monday, February 8 outside the Jerusalem courthouse where his trial is about to resume. The caption beneath the live broadcast image reads: "Prime Minister Netanyahu is about to arrive at court."

Protesters Carry “Crime Minister” Banners outside Netanyahu’s Trial

Hundreds demonstrated on Monday, February 8, outside Jerusalem’s district courthouse where far-right Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial has resumed after more than a half-year hiatus. Among the banners and signs carried by protesters were ones reading “Crime Minister,” one of the leading anti-Netanyahu organizations. The prime minister pleaded not guilty as he appeared before…

Asaf Agmon (72), a well known activist in the anti-Netanyahu protests and head of the Ein Matzav ("No Way") Movement, lost consciousness after being slammed by police in Jerusalem, Saturday, February 6, 2021.

Thousands Protest vs. Netanyahu’s Corruption and Ethic Cleansing

Thousands of citizens of Israel showed up to protest against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at sites throughout the country, among them outside his official residence in Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, February 6, for the 33rd consecutive week. In Caesarea, hundreds marched to Netanyahu’s private residence, calling on him to resign. Other demonstrations were held in…

Police fire water cannon against protestors they say tried to break through checkpoint in Jerusalem, January 30, 2021.

Anti-Netanyahu Protests Continue Nationwide for 32 Weeks Running

Police used water cannon against anti-Netanyahu protesters in Jerusalem on Saturday, January 30, as demonstrators rallied nationwide for the 32nd consecutive week. About a thousand protesters gathered at Jerusalem’s Chords Bridge and began marching towards Paris Square the location of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence, but changed course in order to first pass by the…

Hadash's Secretary General Mansour Dahamsheh, during a demonstration in front of the Knesset, Jerusalem, May 20, 2020: "There will be no Joint List with four parties. The negotiations are over. The placard in the background reads: "Equality and nothing less.""

4-Party Joint List Alliance Splits

Representatives of Hadash (The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality – the Communist Party of Israel’s electoral front founded in 1977) and the three Arab parties (Balad, Ta’al and Ra’am), which compose the Joint List, said on Wednesday night, January 27, that negotiations to maintain the unity of the bloc have failed, making it likely that…