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…

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…

Demonstrators protest against Netanyahu at an intersection near Haifa, Saturday, January 16, 2021. From left to right the signs read: "The vaccine doesn't cure corruption," "Political lockdown," and "You're in lockdown so that he can suspend the trial."

Anti-Netanyahu Activists Gather in Protest for 30th Consecutive Week

Thousands demonstrated against Israel’s far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Caesarea and at intersections and on overpasses nationwide for the 30th consecutive week on Saturday, December 16. They demanded that the premier resign over his indictment on graft charges and his mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Jerusalem, several thousand protestors gathered…

Protesters against the far-right government gathered Saturday eveing, January 9, in the Meditech Plaza in Holon, south of Tel Aviv, among them members of the Communist Party of Israel including former Hadash MK Tamar Gozansky (second from right). The placard at the lower left reads: "Netanyahu Go Home!" The red Hadash placards read (at extreme right) "Salaried workers, independents and unemployed together against the government"; (in the center) "Capital, rule and underworld"; "(and at the extreme left) "The people demand social justice."

More Targeted Attacks Nationwide against Anti-Netanyahu Protesters

Thousands of citizens of Israel protested against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Saturday, January 9, for the 29th consecutive week in plazas, at intersections and along overpasses across Israel. Two of the larger demonstrations took place, as they do weekly, outside the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Jerusalem and near his private residence in Caesarea. Among…

Several hundred people protest outside the compound housing far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem, Saturday, December 27. Note the black curtain that had been erected behind the entrance gate which protestors called to bring down. The small sign in center right reads: "Private lockdown? Civil rebellion!"

Thousands Protest vs. Netanyahu; Report Attacks by PM’s Supporters

Thousands of citizens of Israel protested on Saturday evening, December 26, outside far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem as well as at multiple sites across the country. Several reports by protestors claimed that the premier’s supporters attacked them. Around 4,000 protesters gathered in Paris Square, in Jerusalem, demanding Netanyahu’s resignation,…