Tens of thousands of Israelis protest Netanyahu’s handling ...

Source: Niamh Harris

Tens of thousands of Israelis took to the streets on Saturday against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Huge crowds packed one of the largest squares in Tel-Aviv to protest the governments mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic and its harsh economic fallout.

RT reports: The rally at Rabin Square, which is a traditional protest spot in the city, was staged by self-employed, small business owners and students, who claim that, unlike salaried workers, they never received the promised financial help from the government.

The demonstrators, who also neglected self-distancing rules, carried banners, which read “Let us breathe” and jokingly asked for charity money to be sent to them via a baking app.

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