A few thousand Israeli demonstrators, many of Ethiopian descent, took to the streets of Tel Aviv on Wednesday to protest against “police brutality”, following the death of an Israeli-Ethiopian man.
24 year old Yehuda Biadga, was shot and killed by an Israeli policeman on January 18. Israeli media said the man was wielding a knife and was mentally ill.
Protesters blocked a highway and burned rubbish during the demonstration.
Israeli police arrested 11 people over the protest and six police officers sustained minor injuries, a police spokesman said in a statement.
Israel is home to around 140,000 people with Ethiopian heritage.