A number of thousand demonstrators marched in Jerusalem, gathering outdoors of the prime minister’s residence in yet one more large anti-government protest, as Benjamin Netanyahu blamed the media for inciting left-wing riots.
The authorities stated that 5,000 folks took half within the protest, whereas Channel 13 reported as much as 15,000 within the Saturday evening rally that passed off in Jerusalem for the fifth consecutive week.
Holding indicators with slogans like “Your time is up” and “Crime Minister,” protesters demanded Netanyahu resign over corruption expenses and alleged mishandling of the coronavirus disaster.
Wow. Exterior Netanyahu’s residence tonight.
— Joshua Potash (@JoshuaPotash) August 8, 2020
The protest ended with out main incidents, amid a heavy police presence deployed to forestall any unrest, in addition to to make sure the demonstrators “comply with the Well being Ministry’s directions,” in keeping with Sputnik.
In the meantime, Netanyahu as soon as once more blasted Israeli media, and Channel 13 specifically, for its ‘one-sided’ protection of the protests. The violence on the a part of the demonstrators is totally ignored, he stated, in addition to the day by day “loss of life threats” towards his household – all whereas he’s “preventing to revive the financial system and supply monetary assist to Israeli residents.”
בזמן שראש הממשלה נתניהו נלחם כדי להחזיר את כלכלת ישראל לשגרה ולהעביר כספים ומענקים לאזרחי ישראל, ערוץ 12 עושה הכל כדי לעודד את הפגנות השמאל הקיצוני של לפיד ואיימן עודה, שמסיתות לרצח נגד ראש הממשלה ומשפחתו. pic.twitter.com/6bsOvfKbdg
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) August 8, 2020
Netanyahu was charged with bribery, fraud and breach of public belief in a number of circumstances final November. Public anger can be being fueled by a strict coronavirus lockdown, which precipitated an unemployment surge within the nation – whereas the abrupt lifting of restrictions in Might led to a spike in Covid-19 circumstances. Many individuals had been additionally left with out the monetary assist promised by the prime minister.
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