Post by sevenofnine on May 3, 2015 15:35:52 GMT -5
It start earlier part of this week some IDF Cop busted head of Ethopia jew so Tel Viv is having version of Baltmore right now watch CNN internaationl coverage getting good
Israeli mounted police have charged hundreds of ethnic Ethiopian citizens and fired stun grenades on to try to clear one of the most violent protests in memory in the heart of Tel Aviv.
The protesters, Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin, were demonstrating on Sunday against what they said is police racism and brutality after the emergence last week of a video clip that showed policemen shoving and punching a black soldier.
Demonstrators overturned a police car and threw bottles and stones at officers in riot gear at Rabin Square in the heart of Israel's commercial capital.
At least 20 officers were injured and a number of protesters were arrested, police said.
Israel's Channel 2 television said tear gas was also used, something the police declined to confirm.
"I've had enough of this behaviour by the police, I just don't trust them any more ... when I see the police I spit on the ground
Post by sevenofnine on May 3, 2015 16:23:22 GMT -5
Getting really crazy right now
Clashes as thousands in Tel Aviv protest treatment of Israeli Ethiopians
Police use stun grenades on crowds in Rabin Square in demonstration that has snarled traffic throughout central Tel Aviv. Hundreds of members of the Israeli Ethiopian community protested against discrimination and police brutality on Sunday afternoon in Tel Aviv, calling out "Not black, not white, we're all human beings."
Protesters marched from the the Azrieli towers to Kiryat HaMemshala (government offices), shutting down traffic on the Ayalon Highway in both directions. They blocked the Kaplan-Begin junction, while police closed other main traffic arteries in central Tel Aviv.
Israel's mainly Jewish Ethiopians clash with Israeli riot police during a protest against racism and police brutality in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, May 3, 2015, as several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protest, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night. The protest was mostly peaceful during the day, but by nightfall became violent with at least 20 officers were hurt and "multiple protesters" arrested, Police Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel secretly airlifted waves of Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s and 1990s, saving them from war and famine in the Horn of Africa, it was celebrated as a triumphant show of unity for the Jewish people.
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