Thousands gathered in Jerusalem's Paris Square for the first major anti-Netanyahu protest since the start of new lockdown, Sunday evening, September 20.

With New Lockdown, Thousands Gather at Anti-Netanyahu Protest

Police arrested 11 anti-government demonstrators in Jerusalem on Sunday night, September 20, during the first major protest since Israel started its second nationwide lockdown to curb its surging coronavirus outbreak. The new lockdown regulations continue to permit protests, subject to Ministry of Health recommendations and police instructions. Several thousand demonstrators, among them activists from Hadash and…

Red flags aloft in Jerusalem's Paris Square Saturday night, August 1, near the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose resignation the protestors called for.

Police Break Up Largest Anti-Gov’t Rally Yet in Jerusalem, Detain 12

Police attacked activists thronging the streets outside the Prime Minister’s official residence in Jerusalem at 1 am Sunday’s morning, using force to disperse several hundred protestors who refused to leave the site. Twelve were detained. An estimated 15,000 people had packed Jerusalem’s Paris Square Saturday night to call for far-right Benjamin Netanyahu’s resignation, in the largest-yet…