Thousands rally in Israel against racism and police brutality toward Ethiopian Jews

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Several thousand people, mostly from Israel’s Jewish-Ethiopian minority, protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and scuffling with police. The protest came in the wake of a video that emerged last week of police beating an Ethiopian Israeli in an army uniform.

About 3,000 people participated in Sunday’s protest, according to Israel Police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld. He said it was mostly peaceful, but added that there were some minor scuffles with police. Protesters blocked roads in central Tel Aviv and a main highway leading to the city. Read more…

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