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Israeli Protesters Demand PM Netanyahu Step Down Amid Corruption Trial

HeadlineJul 15, 2020

In Jerusalem, thousands of Israelis protested outside the home of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday, demanding he step down during his trial on corruption charges. Netanyahu is also under fire over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic amid a spike of infections linked to the reopening of schools in May. At least one person was injured after police used horses and water cannons to disperse Tuesday’s demonstrations. Fifty protesters were arrested.

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