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December 31, 2012

Rape of elderly woman sparks protests in Tel Aviv

Activists warn of anti-African violence in Israel after Eritrean is charged with rape.
Demonstrators in Tel Aviv lead a protest against African migrants on December 31, 2012. Photo from Twitter user Revolawtionary.

Israelis in Tel Aviv demonstrated on Monday against African migrants after a young Eritrean man was arrested for the alleged rape of an 83-year-old woman. The rape reportedly took place over several hours in the backyard of the woman's building. According to police, the man was identified by DNA at the scene that matched DNA from a prior arrest.
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