Protests against Netanyahu took place on Saturday afternoon across Israel, six months after the start of weekly mass demonstrations against the protagonist.
The protesters, lifting the rally for the 26th straight week, are calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over his lawsuit over the costs of graft and treatment of the coronary virus pandemic. .
Along with the main demonstration outside the Prime Minister’s residence in Jerusalem, protests were held at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv and outside Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, where Netanyahu is vaccinated by Pfizer COVID-19 televised live Saturday afternoon, First Israel vaccine.
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Smaller rallies were also set to take place at roadways and junctions across the country, as well as outside the home of Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Netanyahu’s consortium partner Rosh Ha’ayin.
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– כאן חדשות (@kann_news) 19 December 2020
“In the last six months we have gone through two locks and we are only on the way to a third because the defender is busy 24/7 with his trial, tax breaks for himself and small politics. This will not change. Gantz has to choose: The good of the country or what is good for him personally, ”the Black Flag protest group said in a statement.
The group said protesters would march from the Cord Bridge in Jerusalem to Paris Square, next to the Prime Minister’s residence.
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– MINISTEAR CRIME (@ CRIMEMINISTER12) 19 December 2020
Demonstrators have been holding constant protests for months against Netanyahu, urging him to resign over allegations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. They have also criticized his government’s treatment of the coronavirus pandemic. Netanyahu denies he committed a crime and says the allegations are part of an attempt to oust political rivals, the media, the police and prosecutors.
In recent weeks numbers at the rallies across the country are declining, although a rally in Jerusalem two weeks ago was reported to be significantly larger than the numbers of previous weeks.