Israeli Army Hopes to Reduce Arrest of Ethiopian Soldiers by 15 Percent

Soldiers of Ethiopian origin comprise just 3 percent of army personnel, but they constitute 13 percent of the population in military prisons; goal is part of greater plan to support community.

The army seeks to reduce by 15 percent within two years the number of soldiers of Ethiopian origin who are sent to military prison. The decision comes in the wake of a directive from the Personnel Directorate of the Israel Defense...