NSFW: Anti-African Racism Turns Vicious In The Streets Of Israel

For years the Israeli government has welcomed African immigrants seeking asylum from horrific conditions. Israel itself is a relatively small country (smaller than the state of New Jersey), and some Israeli citizens believe that the sheer volume of African refugees is quickly depleting the government's resources. This anti-immigration sentiment has led to ugly displays of racism and rioting against Africans. Sadly, this is not an isolated incident. Several attacks have been made throughout the past year, including the nighttime burning of a kindergarten and scattered vandalism of Sudanese-owned property. Much like the conflict we face in the United States over immigration reform, this aggressive racism is leading to a lot of violence and unrest.

0:09 — An anti-African rally is heavily attended.
0:38 — A man shouts in the faces of Sudanese.
1:25 — Racist chanting and threats in an African-run business.
1:30 — A Sudanese woman cowers as men yell at her.
4:13 — The cameraman is attacked and threatened by an Israeli.






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