Israeli activists opposed to the judicial overhaul project a message protesting Prime Minister Netanyahu onto the UN Headquarters building in New York, ahead of Netanyahu’s visit to the General Assembly next week.
The message says, “Don’t believe Crime Minister Netanyahu. Protect Israeli democracy.”
Activists say the message was projected onto the building for about 30 minutes on a recent night. Images released by protesters show the message clearly visible on the skyline and from FDR Drive, a major road along the east side of Manhattan.
The New York protest organizers are planning a series of demonstrations against Netanyahu during his visit to the UN, which will include a meeting with US President Joe Biden.
“The slogan projected on the UN building wall is just a small taste of what is awaiting the indicted defendant Netanyahu on his visit to NYC. The fight for Israeli democracy is global,” the New York protesters say in a statement.
“We will be waiting to greet him. In the air, on land and at sea. The whole world will know that Netanyahu is a liar. We will not allow him to disgrace Israel and deceive world leaders with his speeches that have long since become a joke,” the statement says.