Police fire stun grenades as Tel Aviv protest by Ethiopian Israelis turns violent Police take harsh action against protesters hurling rocks and bottles; 30 people injured; earlier, thousands blocked roads in rally against police violence and racism.
By Shirly Seidler| May 3, 2015 | 11:02 PM
Protesters at the entrance to the Tel Aviv City Hall in Rabin Square., May 3, 2015. Photos by Tomer Appelbaum
Clashes erupted in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on Sunday as thousands of people gathered to protest police brutality toward Israeli Jews of Ethiopian descent. 23 police officers and seven protesters sustained light injuries. Police made 15 arrests. Police fired stun grenades and tear gas while some protesters tried to break into the Tel Aviv City Hall, located at the square. Other protesters hurled rocks, planks and plastic and glass bottles at police. The protest began near the Kaplan Interchange,…