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Israeli Ethiopian birth control to be examined

Israel’s health ministry is to investigate why contraceptive injections were widely given to Ethiopian immigrant women. A new committee will look into allegations that this was done in a deliberate attempt to reduce births in the Ethiopian Israeli community. In December, an Israeli TV documentary produced evidence about the use...
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The tribulations of being an Ethiopian Jew

Growing up in Israel, Shay Sium became accustomed to being called a “nixxer”. Sium, 32, has lived in Israel most of his life, but says he and other Ethiopian Jews are treated differently from other Israelis: factories do not want to employ them; landlords refuse them; and certain schools turn...
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