Mar 21, 2021 - World

Thousands protest outside Israeli PM Netanyahu's home

Thousand of Israelis attend a protest against Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu on March 20

Thousand of Israelis attend a protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday in Jerusalem, Israel. Photo: Amir Levy/Getty Images

Thousands of protesters rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem, Israel, Saturday, calling for an end to his 12-year rule.

Why it matters: Israel is due to hold on Tuesday its fourth election in two years. Israeli media reported about 20,000 people attended the rally. Netanyahu's corruption trial is due to resume after the elections. He's pleaded not guilty to charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

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