PM, minister call for calm after wave of violence

25.05.2012                      04.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 48 des Omer

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PM, minister call for calm after wave of violence

NGOs dismiss claims by Eritrean Ambassador to Israel that migrants can return to their homeland safely.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch called for calm on Thursday, following a night of unprecedented violent disturbances against African migrants in south Tel Aviv. Tensions remained high in the area after 17 local residents were arrested for assaulting migrants, attacking police and looting storefronts belonging to Africans….