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Violence erupts as Ethiopian Israelis protest treatment by police
Violence erupts as Ethiopian Israelis protest treatment by police

Violence erupted on the streets of Tel Aviv on Sunday as a demonstration by Ethiopian Israelis protesting what they said was police brutality against their community spiraled out of control. Firing stun grenades and tear gas, police in riot gear or mounted on horses battled enraged demonstrators, who hurled glass bottles and started fires in the heart of the city while threatening to break into City Hall. In scenes more commonly associated with the West Bank than with Israel’s hip beach city, ambulances raced with the injured from both sides as explosions, sirens, smoke and screams filled the air. Sunday’s demonstration began tensely but peacefully as hundreds, then...

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