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  7/21/2011, Tammuz 19, 5771

Housing Protestors Block Road, Occupy Building in TA


A group of students protested in central Tel Aviv Thursday morning, demanding government action to create more affordable housing. Students blocked an intersection near the Defense Ministry headquarters in Tel Aviv (Hakiryah), and conducted a sit-in at a building under construction on Dizengoff Street. They climbed up to the upper floors of the building and hung signs demanding affordable housing.

Representatives of protesters who have been demanding lower housing prices said that the size and intensity of their protests would  grow on Thursday and Friday.