Thousands of Israelis demonstrated Saturday at various places against Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who is being tried for corruption, as the country goes to the polls Tuesday. This was the 39th consecutive weekly demonstration against the beleageured prime minister, who polls suggest faces an extremely close election. If he loses, and if the courts convict him, he could go to jail like his predecessor, Ehud Olmert. The biggest demonstration was staged in Jerusalem in front of the prime minister’s official residence, with an estimated 20,000 joining in. It was the largest such rally since they began last week.Tens of Thousands Protest “Crime Minister” Netanyahu in Israel as his Political Survival hangs in Balance
The massive farmer protests in India are facing down a Modi government that has no qualms about using repression to push through its neoliberal agenda. The farmers’ resolve has been remarkable — and they’re providing a glimmer of hope that Modi’s far-right government may not be as invincible as it seemed just months ago.Rihanna Is Right About the Importance of India’s Massive Farmer Protests
As Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews described protesters as “selfish and unlawful”, at least four participants at one of the planned protests were led away by police officers on Saturday in handcuffs.‘Selfish’: Premier slams anti-lockdown protesters as crowds fizzle
In a new interview, Mr Trump said that he believes his predecessor is helping to organise the protests.
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Masked members of a splinter anti-fascism group have set Australian flags on fire and scuffled with police and media in the latest Melbourne rally between rival protest groups. However, there was no repeat of the violent clashes seen at recent protests as police kept the opposing groups separate on Sunday. About two dozen people dressed in black and wearing masks still managed to interrupt an anti-Islam rally, setting flags alight and scuffling with news photographers.
Seven men arrested after a violent brawl erupted between rival protesters at an anti-racism rally in Melbourne’s inner-north on Saturday.
Over 35 protests were organized in US cities to mark opposition to the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a huge international trade deal between 12 Pacific Rim nations representing 40 percent of the global economy.