Thousands around the country took part in demonstrations calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s resignation on Thursday, September 24, as protest leaders vowed to continue to rally within the limitations of a tightened national lockdown that began yesterday, Friday, at 2pm.

The restrictions controversially introduce limits on protests as part of an effort to bring the coronavirus outbreak under control. They include prohibiting demonstrators from venturing more than one kilometer from their homes in order to protest and limiting rallies to groups of 20.

Hadash has accused the prime minister of pushing through severe restrictions on movement and economic activity in order to simultaneously clamp down on the protests against...

Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on Thursday night, September 17, that an unpopular new nationwide lockdown set to begin the next day was “important and “necessary” to stem the rising coronavirus infection rate, which passed 5,000 daily infections this week. The surge in confirmed infections has made Israel one of the two leading countries in the world for increased daily...

As US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped up to the podium flanked by the foreign ministers of the UAE and Bahrain to sign what has been hailed as a “historic peace agreement” between Israel and the two Gulf States, demonstrations were held last Tuesday afternoon, September 15, in Wadi ‘Ara in central Israel and in the Gaza Strip and the West...

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Jerusalem and across Israel on Saturday evening, September 12, as they have every week for three months, calling on far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign because of his indictment and trial on corruption charges as well as the looming new coronavirus lockdown that his government is about to decide upon. Thousands of...

HadashA new bill submitted by coalition and opposition MKs on Wednesday, September 9, would require the state to offer disposable masks free of charge to all citizens and residents for as long as Ministry of Health regulations demand that they be worn. Twenty-seven lawmakers presented the bill, initiated by Hadash MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Joint List).

Seeing as MKs from seven factions have...

Thousands of Israelis gathered once again on Saturday evening, September 5, as they have during the past three months, outside the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem and at other locations around the country, calling on the prime minister to resign. Among the protestors: several Hadash and Communist Party activists.

Towards the start of the rally in Paris...

Tens of thousands protesters gathered outside far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem Saturday evening, August 29, calling for his resignation, as tensions with police were running high following documented incidents of police violence at the previous week’s protest. This was the eleventh consecutive Saturday night in which demonstrators turned out to...

The protest movement against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step forward Saturday, August 29, when simultaneous demonstrations were held in 18 cities around the world.

The protests all took place together at 9 pm last night Israel time and were transmitted live on Facebook and screened outside the prime minister’s official residence off Paris Square before...

frauenpowerTwo thousand protesters gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square Sunday evening, August 23, to decry sexual violence against women, following the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in the southern resort city of Eilat last Wednesday, August 12. Among the protesters were members of Hadash, the Communist Party of Israel and the Young Communist League. The crowd blocked several streets leading up...

Thirty-three people were arrested while police broke up a demonstration numbering 10,000 protesters Saturday night, August 22, outside of far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem demanding his resignation. Scuffles broke out in central West Jerusalem as the cops attempted to forcibly remove anti-government protesters from Paris Square, near the PM’s...

HadashHadash lawmakers and activists expressed their outrage on Thursday, August 20, after a 16-year-old girl claimed that more than 30 men had gang-raped her last week in a hotel room in Israel’s southernmost city of Eilat. The teenage victim filed a police complaint on Friday, accusing dozens on men of sexually assaulting her in the hotel room two days earlier. Due to the large number of...

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