Anti-Netanyahu protesters march down Jerusalem’s Jaffa Street

Thousands of anti-Netanyahu protesters march down Jaffa Street in Jerusalem toward the city center, calling for the prime minister to resign over his indictment on graft charges.

The demonstrators began marching from the Chords Bridge at the entrance to the capital and are heading toward the Prime Minister’s Residence for the weekly rally there.

Police say they allowed the march to take place “even though it wasn’t coordinated as necessary.”

“In accordance with a situational assessment conducted Thursday the police prepared barricades along the route of the march to keep the protesters’s safe,” a police statement says, adding light rail service was halted as the march progressed along the train line on Jaffa Street.

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