Africans in Israel

African refugees defy desert cold, Israeli internment in march for freedom

Budour Youssef Hassan
27 December 2013

Defying internment and increasing repression, Sudanese and other refugees in Israel are taking matters into their own hands.

Racist ringleaders 2013: Israel's war on Africans intensifies

David Sheen
19 December 2013

The persecution of asylum-seekers has only got worse this year.

Watch the video on Israeli racism The New York Times didn't want you to see

Israel’s officially-incited racism against Africans and Palestinians is no secret. So why does it rarely make its way into mainstream media?

“May you be raped in your grave,” says new darling of Israel’s ruling Likud party

“I’m proud to be racist,” says Anti-African mob leader embraced by Tel Aviv local election campaign of Israel’s ruling Likud party.

Video: Israeli crowd cheers as Africans called "slaves"

David Sheen
Tel Aviv
8 October 2013

Politicians fan the flames of racial hatred.

Rabbi patrols Israeli town to drive away Africans: video

Israeli rabbi proud to have shut down church, community center that served Africans.

Afropop star Salif Keita cancels Israel gig after boycott calls

Superstar had been due to perform in occupied Jerusalem with Israeli foreign ministry’s “goodwill ambassador to Muslim countries”

Africans denied right to work in Israel

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Tel Aviv
25 June 2013

Health ministry inspectors recently poured bleach on food in a restaurant run by refugees.

Medical racism: Israel hospital director complains that too many African babies are being born

The official also played on common racist tropes of Africans and people of color as bearers of diseases.

Did Israel violate the Genocide Convention by forcing contraceptives on Ethiopian women?

Measures intended to “prevent births” within a specific racial, national ethnic or religious group are legally genocide.

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