26.07.2011 24.Tammus, 5771
11 arrested in mass-housing protests in Jerusalem
Haredim join demonstrations; protesters arrested outside Knesset and PM’s home; police use force to disperse demonstration.
Protests over lack of affordable housing stretched into the 11th day on Monday morning, as approximately 100 young people protested outside the Knesset, resulting in 11 arrests.
Demonstrators attempted to build a brick wall across the entrance road to the Knesset to represent the “impenetrability” of the government, and to block access to a Knesset discussion about a reform to the housing law….