Israeli police use tear gas and water cannons to disperse demonstrators protesting against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Police use water cannon as Israelis protest PM Netanyahu in Jerusalem, 18 July 2020.
At least 15 people arrested in Jerusalem, 13 in Tel Aviv as thousands call for Netanyahu’s resignation. Hundreds at a anti Netanyahu protest in Kikar Habima in Tel Aviv this evening. Protests also took place in Jerusalem. Protest in Tel Aviv against Netanyahu and Israeli govt handing of COVID.
Demonstrators gathered outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem and at a park in Tel Aviv, voicing frustration over the government’s response to a growing epidemic that has taken a devastating economic toll.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said officers had allowed demonstrations to take place but took action against unauthorised “disturbances,” including road blockages.