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Tel Aviv’s protest: Guillotine display stuns Rothschild’s ‘tent city’

August 13, 2011

Update: More pixs of guillotine

Man, the Israelis really know how to send a message to their people’s representatives! This takes gonads … huge ones! Don’t play play, ok. < I tabeb mereka … betul, betul tabeb! <

French Revolution symbol becomes main attraction at Tel Aviv’s protest center, as rallies continue to spread across country. Protest leaders say Beersheba to hold next mass rally

Ynet
Published: 08.11.11, 12:34 / Israel News

A guillotine, the symbol of the French Revolution, has been placed Wednesday in the center of Tel Aviv’s “tent city,” turning into one of the biggest attractions in this ongoing social protest.

The surprising display arrived in Rothschild Boulevard following another long night of protests across the country, this time focusing on contractor conditions. Demonstrators in five different cities participated in rallies Wednesday night against working conditions, wearing white masks and chanting: “Contractor companies are organized crime.”

In Beersheba protesters organized a ‘bathing suit march’ to exemplify how the social protest “has taken off.” In Bat Yam hundreds of residents marched to protest against the high costs of living and housing shortage, clashing with the police’s Special Patrol Unit.

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