Apparently some Israeli politicians take the easy way out. Just like the American congress, the American media, and many businesses in America and the EU, Peres has found it to be in his own interest not to speak out against the Israeli government no matter how outrageous they become.
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog to speak at anti-violence rally in Tel Aviv on Sat. night (Haaretz)
from the article: Peres must stop destruction of Israeli democracy