“Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan acknowledges the “great sorrow and suffering” of the Israeli-Ethiopian community, but says police will be forced to use “all means” to disperse demonstrations if violence continues”

JNS
136 arrested, 111 police wounded during riots over police shooting of young Israeli-Ethiopian man
July 3, 2019

According to the Israel Police, more than 100 people have been arrested across the country in connection with the wave of protests sparked by the shooting of a young Israeli-Ethiopian man by an off-duty police officer on Sunday. The protests devolved into violent riots Tuesday night, following the funeral earlier in the day of 19-year-old Solomon Tekah…According to police, though an effort was made to act with restraint in the early hours of Tuesday’s demonstrations, when things became violent they were forced to act. Those arrested are being held for assaulting police officers, vandalism and disturbing public order, said police. READ MORE

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