Gaza war: Thousands of Israelis call for Benjamin Netanyahu resignation

Tens of thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets in protest against Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahum DAILY POST reports.

This is as Israel’s military assault on Gaza reached its half-year mark.

Organisers of the protest said about 100,000 people converged at a Tel Aviv crossroads now called Democracy Square.

The protesters were bearing placards with various inscriptions, chanting “elections now”, as they called for the prime minister’s resignation.

The war in Gaza is set to enter its seventh month today (Sunday).

Rallies were also held in different cities, with Israel’s opposition leader, Yair Lapid participating in one in Kfar Saba.

“They haven’t learned anything, they haven’t changed,” he said, adding, “until we send them home, they won’t give this country a chance to move forward.”

Reports in Israel said that clashes broke out between the protesters and the police at the country’s capital, adding that the police confirmed the arrest of one protester.

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