‘War minister!’ Hundreds rally in Tel Aviv to decry Israeli PM’s defense chief pick

from RT

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday to protest the far-right turn the government has signaled by choosing Avigdor Lieberman as Defense Minister. Activists say PM Benjamin Netanyahu is putting Israel on a path of war.

Demonstrators came together at HaBima Square in Tel Aviv, saying that by appointing Lieberman to head the military, Netanyahu had created the “most right wing government in the history of the State,” Israeli media reported.

“We think this government is a disaster for our country,” the Jerusalem Post quoted one of the organizers as shouting. “There is no future or vision.” 

Protesters held up Peace Now signs and waved green left-wing Meretz party flags as they chanted slogans with Netanyahu’s nickname: “Bibi you failed, Bibi go home,” and “We don’t want more victims, Lieberman is a minister of war.”

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Protester Sets Himself on Fire in Tel Aviv

by Scott Creighton

The dreaded “International Leftists” (as as zionist PR agent David Horowitz described them on the Julian Assange propaganda show) are demonstrating in Jerusalem, Haifa and Tel Aviv. International leftists are the kind of people that demand crazy things like social justice, accountability from their governments, and their adherence to established civil and human rights.

The protesters oppose the austere conditions and the direction the Israeli government is moving in, taking from the poor and disadvantaged and giving to the rich.

A 52 year old man poured gasoline on himself and set himself on fire. Protesters were able to put him out before the ambulance got to him. He was taken to the hospital. He wrote a note:

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