Interior Ministry official commits suicide after accusation of racism goes viral

A former Israel Security Agency official shot himself dead on Saturday evening after a Facebook post accusing him of racism had gone viral.

On Wednesday, May 20, Lee Lenoir Yurista, a black woman from Tel Aviv, complained in a lengthy Facebook post about how she was mistreated at the Population, Immigration and Border Crossing Authority (PIBA) – a branch of the Interior Ministry – when there with her small children.


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