demonstrated in several locations across the country against Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial and coronavirus pandemic crisis
Saturday evening, more than 7,000 people took part in a demonstration near the
official residence of the 70-year-old premier in Jerusalem, demanding his
rally at Netanyahu’s private residence in the coastal city of Caesarea, the
Aviv. There were no initial estimates of the number of participants from the
organizers of the protests.
hundreds of officers after protesters were attacked by suspected right-wingers
during an anti-Netanyahu demonstration in Tel Aviv on Tuesday.
Netanyahu in Israel for weeks. Amid the coronavirus crisis, he is accused of,
among other things, premature easing of lockdown measures to prevent the spread
of the virus and a lack of preparation for a second wave.
over 20 per cent as the economic fall-out from the pandemic bites. Legal
proceedings are also underway against Netanyahu. He is charged with fraud,
breach of trust and bribery.
that Netanyahu remains in office while the corruption trial is ongoing. The
prime minister denies all allegations.