Senior Haredi politicians complain of serious police violence, say lockdowns unfairly target ultra-Orthodox areas.
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Some 80,000 protesters gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Saturday to voice their anger at the failed policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Israel Katz, who promised to help the nation’s economy during the COVID-19 crisis. Cops arrest 19 demonstrators, use riders on horseback and pepper spray to disperse crowds as traffic stalls on a number of major roads.
Business owners, supporters, protest COVID-19 restrictions in Tel Aviv. “We’re not afraid of coronavirus, we’re afraid gov’t will kill us. Don’t come out tonight. You’ve had enough time to get the job done. This event is not for politicians on the left or right, but for the entire nation,” they stated.