Massive protests against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, 28 protesters held
Anti-government protests staged between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv demanding Netanyahu’s resignation. He has been charged in three separate cases of corruption, fraud and abuse of power.
Tel Aviv: Police have arrested 28 protesters for demanding resignation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Late Saturday night, there were anti-government protests between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Protesters were demanding Netanyahu’s resignation. Meanwhile, the protesters blocked the streets.
Significantly, the trial of corruption cases against Netanyahu starts on Sunday. Police spokesman Mikhail Jangerman said 13 people were detained in Tel Aviv and 15 in Jerusalem.
He said that some protesters started attacking the police officers by blocking roads after a peaceful protest. He said that the garbage cans were also set on fire.
Meanwhile, a high-level corruption case involving Mr. Netanyahu is pending in a Jerusalem court. The technical proceedings have ended in the case. Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged in three separate cases of corruption, fraud and abuse of power.