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Israel Failed Ethiopian Community, President Says

AFRICANGLOBE - Between 1979 and 1990 Israel organized several transports of Ethiopian Jews to Israel via Sudan. Hundreds or, by some estimates, thousands of people died on the trip from Ethiopia to the Sudanese camps from where they left to Israel. However, many in the community say that upon reaching Israel, they were met with a country that did not do enough to integrate them into society.

How Israel Forcibly Sterilized Ethiopian Jews

AFRICANGLOBE - The Israeli government has admitted to forcing female Ethiopian Jewish migrants into having contraceptive injections without their knowledge or consent. The women were deceived and told that the Depo-Provera injections were vaccinations and that unless they had them, they would be refused entry to Israel.

Ethiopians in Middle East Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian communities in the Middle East have formed a union to fight the abuse and suffering of Ethiopian migrant workers in the region.

Police In Australia to Re-investigate the Death of Ethiopian Man

AFRICANGLOBE - The controversial case of a young Ethiopian man discovered dead in Australia's Maribyrnong River in 2011 is being re-investigated by police, who are making a fresh appeal for witnesses.

Ethiopian Jews March Against Israeli Racism

Activists from the Ethiopian immigrant community and others reacted with fury Wednesday over comments by Immigrant Absorption Minister Sofa Landver that these olim should be “thankful” for what they have received from the State of Israel. Speaking at an emergency session of the Knesset Committee for Aliya, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs, which was called in light of reports of blatant racism among individuals who refuse to sell or rent their homes to Ethiopian Israelis, Landver said the country had done “everything possible to absorb” Ethiopian immigrants.