MK Ayman Odeh addresses the mass of demonstrators on Saturday night, May 25, in Tel Aviv.

100,000 Protest in Tel Aviv against Immunity Bills for Netanyahu

A hundred thousand Israelis protested on Saturday night, May 25, proposed legislation that would grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges. The protesters outside the Tel Aviv Museum of Art on called for protecting Israel’s democratic sphere against far-right government overreach. The demonstrators rallied against legislation being pushed…

Among the participants in Saturday night’s mass demonstration in Tel-Aviv, from left to right in the front line of march: MK Youssef Jabareen (Joint List-Hadash), MK Michal Rozin (Meretz), Meretz leader MK Zehava Galon, Joint List chairman MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash), and the Secretary General of the Communist Party of Israel, Adel Amer; in the second line, center, MK Dov Khenin (Joint List - Hadash) holds a sign aloft: “Building an opposition; building hope.”

Thousands in Tel-Aviv Protest New Racist Defense Minister Liberman

Thousands rallied in central Tel Aviv on Saturday night, May 28, to protest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s appointment of Israel Beytenu’s racist head, Avigdor Liberman, as Israel’s new defense minister in last week’s coalition shakeup. Carrying Red, Palestinian and Israeli flags, protesters marched towards the Tel Aviv Likud party headquarters on King George street chanting:…

The Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the racist newcomer to the far-right Israeli government, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, address the press following last week’s coalition agreement.

Zionist Union, Yesh Atid Mostly OKed/Abstained From Racist Bills

The Zionist Union and Yesh Atid either supported or merely abstained from most of the votes on controversial bills submitted to the Knesset during the past year, the first year of Netanyahu’s far-right government, a Palestinian research institute has found. The Palestinian Forum for Israel Studies (MADAR) surveyed the Israeli opposition’s votes on various bills.…