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…

"Evening of protests -- the demonstrations continue."

130,000 Protest against PM across Israel; Activists Assaulted by Police

One hundred thirty thousand citizens of Israel protested against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the government he leads at hundreds of locations across the country on Saturday, October 3, after the passage of anti-democratic legislation last Thursday that banned mass demonstrations as part of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The figure would make the demonstrations collectively the…

Leading protest activist Sadi Ben-Shitrit at the demonstration at Jerusalem’s Paris Square Wednesday evening, September 30, near the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose resignation the protestors called for. The red Hadash placard reads” When the government is against the people, the people are against the government.”

Car Runs Down Two during Anti-Government Protest in Tel Aviv

Several thousand anti-government demonstrators took to the streets on Thursday across Israel, protesting the latest measures limiting the right to protest during the country’s second coronavirus lockdown. Around 3,000 demonstrators, among them activists from Hadash and the Communist Party of Israel (CPI), gathered at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, with small clusters of demonstrators marching…