social protest movements

Protesters gather to support Bennett 'for the good of the country'

The Black Flag movement's decision to protest outside the ministers' houses came after a number of incendiary comments from both the public and from Members of Knesset.

Myanmar coup opponents defy bans as protests resume - Watch

The civil disobedience movement, led by hospital workers, has resulted in a plunge in coronavirus tests, official testing figures showed.

By REUTERS
09/02/2021

Will teenager Greta Thunberg win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Labor MK Stav Shaffir spoke with Maariv about how a social protest can take on the world.

By IRIS GEORLETTE/MAARIV
23/03/2019

Will 'yellow vest' protests snowball in the Middle East?

Experts say despite recent demonstrations in Israel, Tunisia and Jordan, social movement lacks momentum

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
18/12/2018
A demonstrator is arrested at a "Yellow Vest" protest in Tel Aviv, December 14, 2018

Police arrest 10 as 'Yellow Vest' protests reach Tel Aviv

"The Israeli government must discuss this crisis at its next meeting on Sunday, and decide to put an end to the price increases before all the country burns," said protest leader Shai Cohen.

15/12/2018
Ben and Jerry's 'Pecan Resist' flavor

Ben & Jerry's Israel distances itself from political U.S. flavor

Local factory says it has no intention of selling Women's March-linked 'Pecan Protest'

01/11/2018
A memorial candle

Ruth Matar, cofounder of an enduring grass roots movement, passes away

Matar and her husband gathered like-minded people around them, and in 1993, almost as an instant response to Oslo, established what was initially called “Women for Israel’s Tomorrow.’

Protesters block pedestrian crossing at Terminal 3 of Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday

Dozens of disabled protesters block traffic at international airport

"We are fighting for bread and medicine. Not for flights," the group said in a statement.

AN ARAB woman walks past a Jewish couple at the Western Wall

Can the Start-Up Nation save Israel from itself?

It’s in the tech space where we can find one possible solution to the disconnect between an Israel getting better and a Knesset pushing a political agenda designed to engender the opposite.

02/08/2018

NGOs commend government’s move to regulate the status of asylum-seekers

Omdim Beyachad has led protests against the planned deportation of African migrants in the past few months and views the new plan to regulate the status of 16,250 of them as a victory.

02/04/2018
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