Corona-crisis: thousands of Israelis demonstrate against government policy

thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday against the course the government of Benjamin Netanyahu in the Corona-crisis. Many people gathered in the evening

Corona-crisis: thousands of Israelis demonstrate against government policy

thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday against the course the government of Benjamin Netanyahu in the Corona-crisis. Many people gathered in the evening in a Tel Aviv Park on the Mediterranean beach. In addition, and on bridges across the country, members of the movement demonstrated in Jerusalem, as well as many of the cross - "the Black flag" against the Prime Minister because of corruption allegations before the court. On Sunday, another session in the trial against Netanyahu is scheduled.

The protesters in Tel Aviv, accused the political leadership was corrupt and was removed by the people. They held posters in the height, on which Slogans such as "Corona-dictatorship" and "Economic security for all of us!" stood. Sebastian Scheiner/AP/dpa Protest against the Israeli Prime Minister

Netanyahu had presented to a multi-billion dollar aid package to alleviate the financial pressure during the Corona-crisis, as well as one-time payments for all citizens, announced. The measures, however, were criticized by many as insufficient and misdirected.

the consequences of The Corona-restrictions on the economy of the country hard. The unemployment rate last stood at more than 20 percent.

The number of new infections with the Coronavirus in Israel recently increased to new record levels. In the night of Friday, the government decided, on weekends, a Corona should be taken to Lockdown. It was re-imposed restrictions on gatherings and Restaurants. Many restaurant owners want to rebel against the rules.

According to the Ministry of health, the causative agent of Sars-CoV-2 has been demonstrated so far, 49 of 204 people in Israel; 400 have died are Infected. In the occupied West Bank were infected, according to the Palestinian Ministry of health so far, 8 of 132 people, 58 of them died.

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Updated Date: 18 July 2020, 16:26

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