Protester at Ethiopian Jewish racism rally in Tel Aviv
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Israeli police use tear gas during Ethiopian Jewish protest

Israel's prime minister has said racism in the country must be eliminated, after protests by Ethiopian Israelis against alleged discrimination.

Benjamin Netanyahu spoke after meeting Ethiopian Israeli community leaders and an Ethiopian Israeli soldier, whose beating by police has fuelled tensions.

A protest by Ethiopian Israelis on Sunday ended in clashes with police.

The BBC's Kevin Connolly reports.

  • 04 May 2015
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