Bibi: Violence Against Minorities Won't Be Tolerated

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Published December 22, 2010.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged Israeli citizens to refrain from taking the law into their own hands against minorities and migrant workers, in a clip released Wednesday on his bureau’s YouTube channel.

Netanyahu warned against incitement that could lead to violence, regardless of citizens’ feelings toward “infiltrators.”

“The government of Israel is working determinedly to stop the flow of illegal infiltrators from Africa by constructing a fence on the border and by returning infiltrators to their native land,” Netanyahu said, referring to work on the barrier along the Egypt border that began last month after years of delay, and the group of some 100 Sudanese migrants who were flown back to their country earlier this month.

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