Riotous protests, which way Israel’s politics?

Last Updated on April 2, 2024 4:10 am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in trouble due to continued anti-government protests. On Sunday (March 31) night, protesters set fire outside the Israeli Parliament building in Jerusalem and demanded Netanyahu’s resignation. Analysts say Israel’s political divisions are evident in the massive protests.

Thousands of Israelis took to the streets of Jerusalem on Sunday night to demand the release of hostages held by Hamas and the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They gathered outside the parliament and protested.

Protesters set fire to the city’s main highway and blocked it. The neighborhood became vocal with slogans demanding Netanyahu’s resignation. Some demanded early elections.

When the police stopped the protestors, the conflict broke out. The chase begins. In an instant, the whole area became a battlefield. Police used water cannons to disperse the protesters.

Several people were also detained by the law enforcement forces. However, ignoring the obstacles, they took to the streets on Monday (April 1) with caricatures of Netanyahu. According to various media, the largest anti-government protests have taken place in the territory since the October 7 attack by Hamas.

“We are here united to remove this government,” the protesters said. Because they have completely failed to free the hostages.

Meanwhile, Israel’s political arena is getting hotter by the day. Even with repression, the protestors cannot be detained. Some say Netanyahu is dangerous for Israel. Many people think that the political division of the country is coming to light through this.

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