Arrests, Violence and Raids on Homes: Summer 2019 in Isawiyah

On July 23, B’Tselem first reported on the police harassment of residents of the Isawiyah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem. The campaign, which began in June, included daily law enforcement and collective punishment raids, ostensibly in response to stone throwing. During one of the raids, 21-year-old neighborhood resident Muhammad ‘Abeid was killed. Although the harassment…

Hadash deputy chairman Dr. Efraim Davidi, MK Dov Khenin and A.D., a social activist during Wednesday's demonstration against racism in Tel Aviv; the sign held by Davidi reads "Enough of racism!!"

Thousands of Ethiopian-Israelis Rally vs. Racism & Police Brutality

Thousands of Israelis protested against racism, police brutality and rampant discrimination towards the Ethiopian-Israeli community in a demonstration held in Tel Aviv Wednesday evening, January 30. The protest was called amidst mounting anger after a police officer shot and killed Yehuda Biadga, a 24-year-old resident of Bat Yam, on January 18. The demonstrators chanted, “Violent cops…