Live broadcast of the protest in Balfour (Photo: Shai Makhlouf)
In addition to government corruption, participants are also protesting against the Great Corona Law that was approved last night in the second and third readings in the Knesset. “These are the days that will be registered for Diraon Olam,” the protest organizers said. “In fact, this is the abolition of the Knesset. We must make our voices heard in an unambiguous way – we will not accept a dictatorship.”
The demonstrators shout “capital, rule, underworld”, waving signs that read “It will not end until Bibi resigns”, “The house is crumbling”, “Corrupt people are fed up”, “The naked king”, “We will not stop fighting for the country” and “I have not another country”.
In parallel with the protest against government corruption, dozens of people gathered near a demonstration in support of Netanyahu. They waved Israeli flags and pictures of the prime minister. One of the protesters said, “Only the people will decide who will be the prime minister, not the High Court or the attorney general.” The government. ”
Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Police also estimate that thousands of protesters will arrive, and forces plan to hand out masks to those who appear without. Police said it would be possible to hold the protest until 11pm, at which time protesters would be asked to stop using the noise device.
In addition, due to the protest, the streets of Ben Maimon and Gaza were blocked to the junction of Paris Square, Keren Hayesod Street to Plummer, King George Street to the JNF and Agron Street.
On Tuesday, thousands of people demonstrated against the government’s handling of the economic crisis and government corruption. As part of the protest, several separate demonstrations were held near the prime minister’s house, after which the demonstrators marched together towards the Knesset building – where more than 3,000 people gathered. Later, the demonstration resumed at the intersection of Paris Square near the Prime Minister’s Residence.
Protesters blocked roads at the scene, and 35 of them were arrested. According to police, dozens of protesters were arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct and assaulting police officers, with some even shouting “Nazis” at the forces and throwing a smoke grenade. Police said that towards 01:00, the protesters were asked to evacuate the intersection of Paris Square where they had gathered, and that “after they did not respond, the evacuation of the place began and the protesters dispersed.”
(First update: 19:20)