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      Archive: 7/24/2011

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        7/24/2011, Tammuz 22, 5771

      43 Arrested Sat. Night in TA Protest

      A total of 43 people were arrested in demonstrations in Tel Aviv Saturday night over demands for affordable housing at the large protest in Habima Square. Another 200 were held for questioning and then released. Police plan to ask for an extension of remand for 11 of the detainees.

      The detainees were arrested on a variety of charges, including blocking roads, attacking police, and throwing smoke bombs.