‘Why did they smash our businesses? We’re scared.’

25.05.2012                      04.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 48 des Omer

Innenpolitik:

‘Why did they smash our businesses? We’re scared.’

Eritrean migrants react with shock and fear to anti-African violence in south Tel Aviv.

As he cleans up debris from the floor of his looted bar on Etsel Street in south Tel Aviv’s Hatikva neighborhood, Amin, an Eritrean migrant, holds up two bricks.
Just a few hours ago on Wednesday night, rioters hurled those bricks through the plate-glass door of Amin’s bar, a cozy and popular local venue patronized by members of the Eritrean migrant community….