Two men wearing tank tops and face masks protest and wave blue and white Israeli flags in a big crowd

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Under new measures against the coronavirus, the Israeli government has banned protesters from holding demonstrations more than 1 kilometer (about a half-mile) from their homes. In response, some activists have turned to WhatsApp, Facebook and an interactive map to find protest sites near them. 

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Israelis protest against legislation banning them from holding demonstrations more than 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) from their homes, a measure the government said was aimed at curbing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Oct. 3, 2020.

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