Israel police arrests 12 housing activists in south Tel Aviv tent city

20.09.2011                      21.Elul, 5771

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Israel police arrests 12 housing activists in south Tel Aviv tent city

Incident occurs after several tent protesters began throwing rocks, bottles, and other objects at Tel Aviv municipal inspectors who had come to remove pirated electical cable.

Twelve people were arrested during a physical confrontation on Monday between police officers and tent protesters in Levinksy Park tent encampment in south Tel Aviv, after municipal inspectors attempted to disconnect a pirated electrical cable set up by the protesters.
The incident occurred around noon, after several tent protesters began throwing rocks, bottles, and other objects at Tel Aviv municipal inspectors who had come to remove the cable. Officers from the adjacent police station quickly arrived on the scene, only to be attacked by the protesters….