Noam Sheizaf: Africans attacked in Tel Aviv protest; MKs: ‘infiltrators’ are cancer

By Noam Sheizaf

A shop considered a meeting place for African refugees, vandalized following a Tel Aviv rally Photo: Oren Ziv
Coalition MKs incited the crowd against the refugees and asylum seekers during a protest in south Tel Aviv, which was followed by attacks on African immigrants and confrontations with police. A Likud MK called for the prosecution of Israelis giving shelter to Africans.

More than 1,000 Israelis protested this evening (Wednesday) against the African refugees and asylum seekers who have settled in South Tel Aviv in recent years. According to eyewitnesses’ reports, the crowd grew angry and ultimately violent, following speeches from Knesset members, including members of the government coalition.

It was one of the most violent protests Tel Aviv has known in recent years.

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