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20 Jul 2020 | 01:03 AM UTC

Israel: Police clash with protesters in Tel-Aviv’s Jaffa area July 19

Israel News Alert

Police clash with protesters in Tel-Aviv’s Jaffa area on July 19; further unrest possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/20/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/20/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Tel_Aviv). COUNTRY/REGION Tel Aviv

Event

Police clashed with protesters in Tel-Aviv's Jaffa area during the evening of Sunday, July 19. Demonstrators reportedly set fire to trash cans and threw objects at police during unrest linked to plans to build a homeless shelter over the site of the Maqbarat al-Is'aaf Muslim cemetery.

Further protests and a heightened security presence in the area are to be expected in the near term.

Advice

Individuals in Tel Aviv are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate a heightened security presence and transportation disruptions near protest sites, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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