News Alerts

24 Oct 2020 | 07:16 PM UTC

Israel: Protests reported in multiple cities nationwide on October 24

Israel News Alert

Anti-government protests ongoing in multiple urban centers nationwide on October 24; disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/24/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/25/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jerusalem). COUNTRY/REGION West Bank, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Caesarea


Anti-government protests have been reported in multiple cities nationwide on the evening of Saturday, October 24, despite limits on mass gatherings amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The largest of the rallies is reported to be in Jerusalem where thousands of protesters have gathered at Paris Square, a frequent site for such demonstrations. Other gatherings have been reported in Tel Aviv, where thousands have gathered for a protest organized by an anti-corruption campaign, and in Caesarea, where Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a residence. 

Further protests nationwide are likely in the near term. A disruption to business and transportation is likely in the vicinity of protests sites.


Protests have been reported throughout Israel in recent months over the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anger over the issue has been compounded by pre-existing anti-Netanyahu sentiment, with the Prime Minister facing three criminal cases over alleged corruption.


Those in Israel are advised to monitor developments, avoid protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news