The Israeli police have confirmed the arrest of more than a dozen people in protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday for allegations of corruption and the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. .
The main protest took place on Pariser Platz in Jerusalem, where, according to the police, nearly 5,000 people gathered to protest “Bibi”. A total of twelve people were arrested as part of the demonstration.
The detainees include members of a group of people favorable to Netanyahu who came to the area and allegedly attacked several demonstrators when they left Pariser Platz, the Times of Israel newspaper said.
The security forces intervened two hours after the protest permit expired at 1:00 a.m. (local time) and deployed two trucks with water cannons to clear the area and remove a group of people from the area. who refused to leave her.