The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin: ‘He never knew it was one of his people who shot him in the back’ | Middle East and North Africa | The Guardian

The then leader of the opposition, Benjamin Netanyahu, was the star speaker at two now infamous demonstrations, where the crowd’s slogans included “Death to Rabin”. In July 1995, Netanyahu walked at the head of a mock funeral procession featuring a fake black coffin.

Israel’s head of internal security asked Netanyahu to dial down the rhetoric, warning that the prime minister’s life was in danger. Netanyahu declined.

Source: The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin: ‘He never knew it was one of his people who shot him in the back’ | Middle East and North Africa | The Guardian