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    • ibn Ezra
    • 02.08.11 | 10:35 (IDT)

    While not trying to defend or justify this apparent bias in the Israeli justice system, let's look at the US and the UK. In the UK, "Black prisoners make up 15% of the prisoner population and this compares with 2.2% of the general population" while "according to a range of sources, including the US justice department, about 12% of the US population is black and about 40% to 45% of the US prison population is black." Figures from a report by Randeep Ramesh, social affairs editor, The Guardian, Mon 11 Oct 210. http://m.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/oct/11/black-prison-population-increase-england?cat=society&type=article

    from the article: Israeli Arabs more likely to be convicted for crimes than their Jewish counterparts, study shows
    First published 03:13 02.08.11 | Last updated 03:13 02.08.11
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