Knesset rejects inquiry into Ethiopian discrimination allegations

Two proposals to create a parliamentary commission of inquiry to examine allegations of discrimination, racism and violence against Israel’s Ethiopian community were rejected in a Knesset meeting Wednesday. The proposals were submitted by former justice minister Tzipi Livni and MK Dov Khenin of the Joint Arab List. The first was defeated in a 48-46 vote, the second in a 48-44 vote.



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