Tel Aviv's central bus station: 'There's a society inside the building'

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It is vast, decayed and dirty, but the bus station has become a space for diversity in the Israeli city

Most Israelis pass through the central bus station in south Tel Aviv as fast as they can. It is dirty and decaying, its maze of corridors a haven for drug addicts. Abel, who fled Eritrea 10 years ago, doesn’t like working here but says he does it for his kids.

It is Sunday afternoon and other Eritreans are crowding the phone kiosk where he has worked for seven years. “Every day [the bus station] gets worse,” Abel says. “They don’t do improvements. It used to be great. It’s not advancing now, I don’t know why.”

The building itself is empty without the people

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