Israeli Social Activists Clash With Police Outside Tel Aviv City Hall; 30 Arrested

Activists protest forced dismantling of tent cities across Tel Aviv; hurl eggs and flowers at security personnel.

Approximately 100 social justice protesters demonstrated in front of the entrance of Tel Aviv’s City Hall Wednesday in response to the municipality’s attempt to evacuate the tent cities  which were established in different neighborhoods in July. 30 protesters were forcefully arrested.

The protesters marched with signs, and threw eggs and flowers at the entrance to the building. Police are currently guarding the area.

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Demonstrators protesting in Jerusalem over housing prices.Tomer Appelbaum

Demonstrators also assembled several tents near the entrance to city hall, stated that they would not evacuate the tent cities, and called for Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai to quit.

Several left-wing activists and politicians including Dov Khenin (Hadash) and Tel Aviv City Councilmember Tamar Zandberg also attended the rally.