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Israel Forced Birth Control on Ethiopian Women Without Their Consent
Posted By John Glaser On January 29, 2013 @ 7:49 am In News | Comments Disabled
From The Independent :
Israel has admitted for the first time that it has been giving Ethiopian Jewish immigrants birth-control injections, often without their knowledge or consent.
According to Haaretz , “while the women were still in transit camps in Ethiopia they were sometimes intimidated or threatened into taking the injection.”
“They told us they are inoculations,” said one of the women interviewed. “They told us people who frequently give birth suffer. We took it every three months. We said we didn’t want to.”
“We said we won’t have the shot,” recounted  another woman. “They told us, if you don’t you won’t go to Israel.”
“The injections given to Ethiopian women are part and parcel of the overall Israeli attitude toward this wave of immigrants,” said  one Haaretz Op-Ed writer.
See Justin Raimondo’s recent column  on Israel’s treatment of black Jewish immigrants.
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URLs in this post:
 The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israel-gave-birth-control-to-ethiopian-jews-without-their-consent-8468800.html
 According to Haaretz: http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/israel-admits-ethiopian-women-were-given-birth-control-shots.premium-1.496519
 recounted: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/28/ethiopian-women-israel-birth-control-shots_n_2567016.html
 said: http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/an-inconveivable-crime.premium-1.484110
 Justin Raimondo’s recent column: http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2013/01/06/israels-anti-black-pogrom/
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