Police say 18 protesters arrested today in Tel Aviv; demonstration in Haifa declared illegal

Police and anti-overhaul demonstrators in Haifa on July 11, 2023. (Shir Torem/Flash90)
Police and anti-overhaul demonstrators in Haifa on July 11, 2023. (Shir Torem/Flash90)

According to police, officers have 18 arrested anti-government protesters in Tel Aviv today on suspicion of disturbing the peace.

In Haifa, police say they are working to clear thousands of demonstrators blocking an access road to the Carmel Tunnel after declaring the protest illegal, charging their actions pose “a concrete danger” to drivers and the protesters themselves.

A police statement says two protesters in Haifa were arrested for violating public order.

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