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Ethiopian Jews Clash With Israeli Police In Renewed Protest

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian Jews, among thousands Israel airlifted in dramatic top-secret operations in the 1980s and 1990s, have long complained of discrimination in Israel. Last month Tel Aviv, Israel’s commercial city, saw its largest demonstration in years when police on horseback charged at hundreds of protesters to disperse an angry outburst at a video showing policemen beating a soldier of Ethiopian descent.

Israel’s Long History Of Racism: What Exactly Are Ethiopian Israelis Protesting?

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian Israelis have often complained that they are made to feel like second-class Jews. The Falashmura, descendants of Ethiopian Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity and began arriving in Israel about 20 years ago, have been required to undergo actual conversion in Israel — not only the immersion ritual — to be eligible for citizenship.

In Israel, Africans Rap Of Broken Promises

AFRICANGLOBE - “Being Black is bad enough. If the Israelis hear us speaking Arabic as well, it gets difficult,” jokes Mo-Yassin. Israel’s right-wing government passed legislation in December 2013 whereby authorities can imprison African refugees for up to a year without trial, and in the same month it opened the Holot concentration camp.

Israeli Gang Attack And Almost Kill Black Man In Tel Aviv

AFRICANGLOBE - An Israeli Police officer saved the life of a 23-year-old Eritrean refugee who had been beaten unconscious and near death by a gang of Jewish supremacists in Tel Aviv. The six suspects, two of whom are minors and all of whom are from the city of Lod, later claimed to police that the Eritrean refugee tried to rob them, and that sparked the attack.

30,000 Africans Protest Israel’s Policy Of “Jailing All Africans”

AFRICANGLOBE - Thousands of African migrants, many holding banners demanding freedom for compatriots jailed as "illegal infiltrators" by Israel, protested on Sunday in a main Tel Aviv square against a new open-ended detention law. Human rights groups say more than 300 people have been arrested since the law, which allows authorities to detain African migrants indefinitely, was passed by Israel's parliament three weeks ago.

Tel Aviv Hospital Bar Africans From Visiting Patients, Citing Health Concerns

AFRICANGLOBE - The director of Ichilov Medical Center in Tel Aviv announced Monday that entry to the hospital will be denied to Africans. Husbands of women in labor or parents of children that are hospitalized will only be granted entry as long as they are wearing identification tags.

Israelis Attack Africans

It's Saturday night in south Tel Aviv. Amine Zegata, a 36-year-old refugee from Eritrea is reopening the small bar he owns in the HaTikva...

Anti-African Sentiment Boils Over in Israel

Amene Tekele Haymanot thought he had made the right choice when five years ago he escaped war-torn Eritrea and opened a business in sunny...

Israeli Protesters Attack African Migrants in South Tel Aviv

Hundreds of Israelis protesters on Wednesday lead an anti-African march in the predominant African area of south Tel Aviv demanded that the Israeli government immediately deport all Africans.