Israel: anti-Netanyahu protests start again

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Demonstration against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in Jerusalem on October 17, 2020. REUTERS / Ammar Awad

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The first phase of the new deconfinement begins this Sunday in Israel, but the restrictions on the demonstrations have already been lifted.

And all over the country, demonstrations have regained the scale of a month ago.


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With our correspondent in Jerusalem,

Michel Paul

Coronavirus restrictions have been lifted.

And the demonstrations have started again.

In front of the residence of the

Israeli Prime Minister

in Jerusalem, more than ten thousand people gathered in a popular festive atmosphere with a very reinforced presence of the police.

Just like before the second confinement.

Netanyahu out

 ", " 

Bibi in prison 

" chanted the protesters.

For Oshra it's only a matter of time: “ 

I don't know what will make him go but in the end he will have to go.

Bibi is a symbol.

This is the tip of the corruption pyramid .. But it is only part of the problem



Among the demonstrators, MP Eli Avidar of the right-wing opposition party Israel Beitenou.


The solution is for 300,000 people to come and demonstrate,” he said.

This is the effect needed to get Netanyahu moving.

It will be much more than so far.

And then his ministers will show him the door.

He will have no choice.

He will have to go.


This week again acts of violence against the demonstrators were noted.

Several of them in Tel Aviv and in the port city of Haifa were attacked with tear gas by unidentified people.

The police made several arrests.


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