Thousands attend anti-Netanyahu rally in Tel Aviv

2015-03-07 23:00
Israelis take part in a rally to ask for a change in the Israeli policy on Rabin Square in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv. (Jack Guez, AFP)

Israelis take part in a rally to ask for a change in the Israeli policy on Rabin Square in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv. (Jack Guez, AFP)

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Tel Aviv - Tens of thousands of Israelis are gathering at a Tel Aviv square under the banner "Israel wants change" and calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be replaced in 17 March national elections.

Saturday night's rally at Rabin Square is the highest profile demonstration yet in the run-up to the election. It is organised by a non-profit organisation seeking to change Israel's priorities and refocus on health, education, housing and the country's cost of living. Though not officially endorsed by any political party, it drew mostly supporters of leftist and centrist parties.

The rally's keynote speaker is former Mossad chief Meir Dagan who recently slammed Netanyahu's conduct and called him "the person who has caused the greatest strategic damage to Israel."

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