Tens of thousands of Israelis take part in anti-gov’t protests

Tens of thousands of people have gathered outside the Israeli parliament building in Jerusalem in the largest anti-government protest since Israel launched its assault on Gaza.

The protesters on Sunday demanded the government secure a ceasefire deal that would also free Israeli captives held by Hamas in Gaza and called for early elections.

Demonstrators claimed the Jerusalem protest was the biggest since Israel launched its war on Gaza in October.

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