Relatives hold bumper stickers reading "We are missing 43," reference to the students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers' College who were politically abducted in 2014 and presumably murdered. Tomas Zeron, residing in Israel since 2019, is wanted by Mexico for allegedly compromising the investigation into the student's disappearance as well as on charges of embezzlement.

Mexico Urges Israel to Cooperate in Extraditing Ex-investigator Culprit

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador urged Israel on Thursday, July 22, to cooperate in extraditing a fugitive former top investigator, Tomas Zeron, wanted in connection with the disappearance of 43 students of the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College in 2014. Zeron is wanted on charges of compromising the investigation into the students’ disappearance. He is also…

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Balfour Street Protesters Urge State Investigation into Meron Disaster

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence on Jerusalem’s Balfour Street on Saturday evening, May 1, demanding the establishment of a state commission of inquiry into the Mt. Meron festival crush that left 45 dead two days earlier. Police closed several roads in the vicinity as demonstrators filled the streets near the premier’s…

Black Flag and other demonstrators call for an end to Netanyahu's reign as prime minister, Jerusalem, Saturday evening, April 17, 2021.

Protesters Continue to Demand an End to Netanyahu’s Corrupt Rule

Protesters once again gathered to demonstrate outside of the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Jerusalem on Saturday night, April 17, calling for an end to Benjamin Netanyahu’s continued rule amidst his ongoing trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. In the past, anti-Netanyahu protesters would march from the Jerusalem Light Rail Bridge at the western…

Demonstrators from the Black Flag Movement protest against PM Netanyahu and his far-right government on Rothschild Boulevard in Central Tel Aviv, Saturday, April 10, 2021.

Anti-Netanyahu Protests Resume after PM Mandated to Form Gov’t

Thousands of ant-Netanyahu protesters gathered outside the Prime Minister’s Official Residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem on Saturday night, April 10, while hundreds more demonstrated next to Netanyahu’s private home in the coastal city of Caesarea and smaller protests took place in dozens of other cities and towns, along highway overpasses, and at major intersections around…

The Joint List delegation consisting of MKs Ayman Odeh (Hadash, center) and Ahmad Tibi (Ta'al, right) met with President Rivlin (left) on Monday evening, April 5, but refrained from recommending any candidate for forming a government.

Joint List Refrains from Endorsing Any Candidate for Prime Minister

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin began his consultations with Knesset party leaders on Monday morning, April 5, towards deciding upon whom he’ll task the forming of the next government following Israel’s March 23 election, the fourth in two years. During the course of the day, hundreds of opponents to Israel’s far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demonstrated outside the…

MK Ayman Odeh met with protesters outside his Haifa home, Friday, April 2, 2021.

Anti-Netanyahu Protests Return to Streets for First Time since Election

Dozens of anti-Netanyahu protesters from a number of organizations gathered on Friday, April 2, outside the homes of party heads Naftali Bennett, Gideon Sa’ar, Ayman Odeh and Benny Gantz calling on them not to form a government with far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The anti-Netanyahu protest groups also announced that they will be continuing to protest…