ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 142

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Protesters in Tel Aviv block Kaplan Street as they call for new elections, release of hostages; Ayalon Highway blocked

A mounted policeman attempts to clear protesters from the street at anti-government protest in Tel Aviv on February 10, 2024. (Charlie Summers/Times of Israel)
A mounted policeman attempts to clear protesters from the street at anti-government protest in Tel Aviv on February 10, 2024. (Charlie Summers/Times of Israel)

Protesters are marching down Kaplan Street in Tel Aviv and blocking the street as they call for new elections and the release of hostages in Hamas captivity.

Police on horses are attempting to clear the street and are pushing demonstrators toward the sides, amid cries of “Shame” coming from the crowd.

A protester equipped with a megaphone reads off names of the hostages who remain in Hamas captivity.

Law enforcement are detaining protesters who attempt to return to block the street.

Relatives of hostages and supporters block part of the Ayalon Highway in Tel Aviv on February 10, 2024, to demand the release of their loves ones, held by Hamas in Gaza since October 7, 2023. (Zipi Menashe / Pro-Democracy Protest Movement)

Nearby, on the Ayalon Highway, relatives of hostages and other protesters are also blocking part of the road.

The protesters set bonfires ablaze and block the highway’s southern lanes.

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