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…

Members of Hadash hold a "Red flag protest" against Netanyahu near the Arab town of Taybe in the south of the Triangle region. The placards in the foreground read: "When the government is against the people, the people are against the government."

Anti-Netanyahu Protesters Mark 6 Months of Weekly Demonstrations

Anti-Netanyahu protests were held Saturday evening, December 19, across Israel, six months after the start of weekly mass demonstrations against the far-right premier. The protesters, rallying for the 26th straight week, are calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s resignation over his indictment on graft charges and handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic and social…