‘The anti-war demonstration was held in Rabin square late on Saturday, days after a similar rally was banned by the regime.
The event’s organizers put the turnout at around 10,000. Meanwhile, Israeli authorities boosted security in the streets of the coastal city.
The organizers said in a statement that they would not be intimidated by right-wing extremists’ threats and would continue efforts for a diplomatic solution to end the Gaza conflict.
The protesters called on the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down.
“Bibi you failed. You need to hand in the keys and go home. Your failure is so deep because of five years of refusal and national failure; refusal to adopt the Arab peace initiatives, and refusal to recognize the Palestinian Unity government,” said MK Zehava Galon, a rally organizer, to the crowd.’
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