Skin color makes a difference whether it’s in Israel, France, Germany, USA. Everywhere.
Deutsche Welle 7.3.2019
Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager’s killing stoked accusations of racism and police brutality in Israel.
Teka’s killing has sparked a debate in Israel about racism and police brutality. The Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel is particularly outraged by the incident, saying they live in constant fear of police harassment due to their black skin color.