National Union of Israeli Students Chairman Itzik Shmuli, one of the leaders of the summer 2011 social justice protests, announced Wednesday that he will run for a Knesset seat with the Labor Party in the upcoming elections.

Shmuli resigned from the National Union of Israeli students on Wednesday morning.

Shmuli joins Stav Shaffir, another leader of the 2011 social injustice protest, who announced on Friday that she will run for a Knesset seat with the Labor party as well.

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