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Government Committee Discusses Treatment of Ethiopian Community

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Ethiopian children waiting to make aliyah to Israel. Photo: Judith Friedman Rosen.

Arutz Sheva – Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch on Thursday evening spoke with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and briefed him on the goings on in Jerusalem, where some 200 Jewish immigrants from Ethiopia protested  in front of the national police headquarters, following several recent incidents of police violence against Ethiopians including the shocking assault of an Ethiopian Jewish soldier.

Netanyahu accepted the recommendation of Aharonovitch regarding the establishment of an inter-ministerial committee whose members will meet with representatives of the Ethiopian community and examine their claims.

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