Israel Corona-policy: lost to Netanyahu in control?

The old military have set up their protest camp in front of the turn in the road to the residence of the Israeli Prime Minister. On Tuesday evening, several tho

Israel Corona-policy: lost to Netanyahu in control?

The old military have set up their protest camp in front of the turn in the road to the residence of the Israeli Prime Minister. On Tuesday evening, several thousand people came to demonstrate against Benjamin Netanyahu. For hours it remained peaceful, to devastation up there at the end and the riots between the police and a group of young left came.

Jochen Stahnke

Political correspondent for Israel, the Palestinian territories and Jordan, with headquarters in Tel Aviv.

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General Giora Inbar is angry that the Israeli media revealed at the end only pictures of the water cannons. For a long time the week comes Inbar twice in the Ben-Maimon street, Jerusalem, in order to represent his concerns, and his words are drastically. "This Nation was a democracy, built by pioneers, threatens to be a dictatorship", complains the former General. Economically, he did not Protest necessary, says Inbar, who is now in a battery company. "I'm quite wealthy and could pull in a different country." But he fights for his four children. "The war is going now to the fundamental values of our people," says Inbar. "The Rule Of Law, Democracy, Human Rights."

For the past five years, Inbars group

protest Inbar the looks of another General, Amir Haskel, initiated a Protest as a non-partisan, even if opposition leader Yair Lapid was last in the warehouse look. In principle, the corruption-accused Minister should not remain in office. In addition, Netanyahu will have only their own power in mind.

For the past five years, Inbars group protested, in the course of the process start against Netanyahu and the Corona-induced economic crisis came in last, more and younger people. So many of the protesters in front of the residence in Jerusalem it were not for years, even if a critical mass seems to be a long time yet reached. However, the Protest in Israel is mixed with the displeasure over the state's handling of the Corona-crisis. "They (the police) should leave the people their Anger to Express," said a protester in army radio, "they have no wages, they have nothing to eat."

Up to Wednesday afternoon had not agreed to the Knesset, the new aid package for the unemployed and the companies in the amount of twenty billion euros. After the government was able to bring the first Corona-shaft by rapid closure of the borders and the airport to less than a dozen infections on the day, the success of the re-opening of the social life, in particular, of schools and wedding parties, been dashed. The number of officially registered daily new infections has now risen to about 1600, a total of only 375 deaths. Netanyahu called the Latter on Wednesday a success. "It is important that the media reports the knowledge," said Netanyahu, "because you nothing about it."

His Minister of health-July gemstone to said meanwhile in an Interview, Israel's control on another Lockdown. "What other tools we have to avoid a Lockdown?", so gemstone. "The steps we have taken already is not enough."

Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 13:19

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