The protesters, many in automobiles that had driven convoys from southern and northern Israel, transported makeshift submarines in addition to their automobiles as they passed the courtroom.
Netanyahu, who’s on trial in several other questionable cases, was contested but not called as a defendant in the submarine scandal.
Dan Halutz, former army chief of staff, accused Netanyahu of concealing relevant advice from defense officers when deciding to buy the submarines out of Germany.
Wednesday’s protest happened after crisis constraints limiting public demonstrations died. These constraints, enforced under a brand new lockdown, allowed individuals to demonstrate only inside a kilometer (half-mile) in the houses.
Netanyahu is standing trial on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of confidence from the three questionable cases where he’s accused of trading favors in exchange for lavish gifts and positive news coverage.
He’s professed innocence, stating that the charges are trumped up with a biased justice system and a liberal press.
Netanyahu continues to be facing rising dissatisfaction with his handling of this coronavirus pandemic as well as the market, together with weekly protests against him being held for more than three months.
The nation entered a 2nd nationally lockdown a month, dealing another blow to an economy hit hard by the pandemic.
Netanyahu declared Wednesday the lockdown has attracted down disease rates and the government will announce its plans for an exit plan.