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Israeli court releases anti-Netanyahu activist after arrest

Israeli court releases anti-Netanyahu activist after arrest

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A Jerusalem court has released a former Air Force general and leading activist opposed to Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu whose arrest prompted hundreds to protest outside the Israeli leader’s residenceBy TIA GOLDENBERG Associated PressJune 28, 2020, 10:11 AM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleJERUSALEM -- A Jerusalem court early on Sunday ordered the release of a former Air Force general and leading activist opposed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rule whose arrest prompted hundreds to protest outside the Israeli leader's residence. Retired Brig. Gen. Amir Haskel has been a leader of the protest movement against Netanyahu, demanding that the long-time leader step down while facing charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting